from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peninsula of southeast Asia comprising southwest Thailand, western Malaysia, and the island of Singapore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. a peninsula in Southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Burma.
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- n. a peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar
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The Malay Peninsula is a familiar enough name, and so it ought to be, for it skirts the ocean highway to the Flowery
Malay Peninsula which is the gateway to the Malay States and to Siam, I learned that small but not uncomfortable steamers sail weekly for
Politically that portion of the Malay Peninsula which is within the
"The biggest surprise for a lot of people is driving out of squeaky-clean Singapore and across the causeway into Jahore Bahru," a town at the base of the Malay Peninsula, John said.
With Japan holding the Malay Peninsula, French Indochina, and the resource-rich Dutch East Indies, she also depended on secure shipping lanes along the coast of China.
The floods followed unseasonable rainstorms across the Malay Peninsula, with radar analyses showing rainfall totals of over 1,200mm in the week to last Wednesday, which is twice London's average rainfall in a whole year.
A once impoverished, tropical powder keg packed into 268 square miles at the foot of the Malay Peninsula, the Mandarin-led republic has ascended from its difficult founding in 1965 to one of the richest economies on the planet.
I asked her about the coral bleaching and she explained to me that almost all of the reefs in Thailand on both sides of the Malay Peninsula were suffering from severe bleaching.
This tiny Island republic, sitting at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, covers only 274 square miles, with a population of under five million.
It was spread from India to Burma, the Malay Peninsula, and Indonesia, but died out in these areas by the fourteenth century.