Malaysia

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geographical name Ma·lay·sia \mə-ˈlā-zh(ē-)ə, -sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of Malaysia

  1. 1 malay archipelago —a formerly used name

  2. 2 country bordering the South China Sea in southeastern Asia, a union of Malaya, Sabah (North Borneo), Sarawak, and (until 1965) Singapore; a federal constitutional monarchy in the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Kuala Lumpur area 128,727 square miles (333,403 square kilometers), population 27,566,000

Malaysian

play \mə-ˈlā-zhən, -shən\ adj or noun

MALAYSIA Defined for English Language Learners

Malaysia

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geographical name Ma·lay·sia \mə-ˈlā-zh(ē-)ə, -sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of Malaysia for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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