Malaya

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geographical name Ma·laya \mə-ˈlā-ə, mā-\

Definition of Malaya

  1. 1 malay peninsula

  2. 2 british malaya

  3. 3 or Federation of Malaya former country in southeastern Asia; a British dominion 1957–63, since 1963 a territory of Malaysia; capital Kuala Lumpur area 50,690 square miles (131,794 square kilometers) — see also 1malayan


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