Malay Sea

geographical name

Definition of Malay Sea

collective name for the bodies of water surrounding the Malay Archipelago in southeastern Asia

Note: Some of the constituent parts of the Malay Sea are the Java Sea, the Celebes Sea, the Sulu Sea, and the Banda Sea.

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