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Definition of java

java

  • coffee. Origin: the term refers to the Indonesian island of Java which was and is renowned for its coffee. It began to be used in the US in the late 1950's when Indonesia was exporting as a cash crop shortly after independence from the Netherlands (Holland).
    Man that was some good java.
    • See more words with the same meaning: coffee.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Solomon S. from Gallup, NM, USA on Nov 08 1999.

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