Malacca, Strait of

geographical name Ma·lac·ca, Strait of \mə-ˈla-kə, -ˈlä-\

Definition of MALACCA, STRAIT OF

channel 500 miles (805 kilometers) long between S Malay Peninsula & island of Sumatra


Next Word in the Dictionary: Malagasy RepublicPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Malabo
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears