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Boni, a native state in the island of Celebes, on the east coast; about 800 miles long and ranging from 40 to 80 miles in breadth. The Dutch have a nominal suzerainty over the state, which is inhabited by an enterprising race. The capital is Bayoa, and there is also a town Boni on a bay of the same name on the south coast of the island. The soil is fertile, and produces among other things cassia, rice, and sago.