Malacca


Malacca
Malaccan, adj., n.
/meuh lak"euh, -lah"keuh/, n.
1. a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula: formerly a part of the British Straits Settlements and of the Federation of Malaya. 404,125; 640 sq. mi. (1658 sq. km).
2. a seaport in and the capital of this state. 87,160.
3. Strait of, a strait between Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. 35-185 mi. (56-298 km) wide.
Also, Melaka (for defs. 1, 2).

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