Malay Archipelago

geographical name Ma·lay Archipelago \ mə-ˈlā , ˈmā-(ˌ)lā \

Definition of Malay Archipelago

group of islands in southeastern Asia including Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, the Moluccas, and Timor usually considered to include also the Philippines and sometimes New Guinea

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