Malay Peninsula


noun

a peninsula in SE Asia, consisting of W (mainland) Malaysia and the S part of Thailand.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also called Malaya.
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British Dictionary definitions for Malay Peninsula

Malay Peninsula

noun

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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