a peninsula in SE Asia, consisting of W (mainland) Malaysia and the S part of Thailand.
- Also called Malaya.
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How to use Malay Peninsula in a sentence
As we'd once left Singapore, now Laila and I had recently been considering moving from the Malay Peninsula altogether.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
We might have created a force large enough to clear the Malay Peninsula, then Southeast Asia, and from there, who knows?The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Such, for example, is the bamboo nose-flute, occasionally found among the inland tribes of the Malay Peninsula.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
Deposits of tin occur under just the same circumstances in the Malay Peninsula.The Woodlands Orchids | Frederick Boyle
In the Malay Peninsula the magician makes an image like a corpse, a footstep long.
British Dictionary definitions for Malay Peninsula
a peninsula of SE Asia, extending south from the Isthmus of Kra in Thailand to Cape Tanjong Piai in Malaysia: consists of SW Thailand and the states of Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia): Ancient name: Chersonesus Aurea (ˌkɜːsəˈniːsəs ˈɔːrɪə)
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