Malaysia

geographical name
Ma·​lay·​sia | \ mə-ˈlā-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce Malaysia (audio) , -sh(ē-)ə \

Definition of Malaysia

1 malay archipelago a formerly used name
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 127,355 square miles (329,847 square kilometers), population 31,810,000

Other Words from Malaysia

Malaysian \ mə-​ˈlā-​zhən How to pronounce Malaysian (audio) , -​shən \ adjective or noun

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“Malaysia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malaysia. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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