Malay Peninsula

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

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How to use Malay Peninsula in a sentence

  • It was perhaps originally in Sumatra and in other islands near to the Malay Peninsula.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
  • And here was the information that they were close to Sumatra, in the neighbourhood of the Malay Peninsula.

    Jones of the 64th | F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton

British Dictionary definitions for Malay Peninsula

Malay Peninsula

  1. 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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