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 128,727 square miles (333,403 square kilometers), population 27,566,000

Other Words from Malaysia

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

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