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How to use Malaya in a sentence
Perhaps the best direct comparison is between the French in Indochina (1945-1954) and the British in Malaya (1948-1960).
Among the plant-treasure from India, Australia and Malaya were large numbers of epiphytic orchids.
Some years later I was amused to receive a letter from a gentleman who was, if I remember, a schoolmaster somewhere in Malaya.The House of Souls|Arthur Machen
Some are disposed to trace it to the Sanskrit word malaya, while others prefer to regard it as a purely native word.
Malaya is mentioned in the Puranas as a mountain in which the Godavari and other rivers take their rise.
Besides signifying a range of mountains, Malaya has the secondary meaning of a garden.