Melaka

geographical name Me·laka \mə-ˈla-kə, -ˈlä-\
variants: or

Malacca

play \mə-ˈla-kə, -ˈlä-\

Definition of Melaka

  1. 1 state of Malaysia on the Strait of Malacca in the western peninsular part of the country area 640 square miles (1648 square kilometers), population 805,000

  2. 2 city, seaport, and capital of the state of Melaka population 250,635


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