from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Malay Peninsula.
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- proper n. the Malay Peninsula
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. Formerly, an Asian country on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula, now part of Malaysia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Sanskrit मलै (malai, "hill") + उर् (ur, "town") (Wiktionary)