a constitutional monarchy in SE Asia: a federation, comprising the former British territories of Malaya, Sabah, and Sarawak: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 126,310 sq. mi. (327,143 sq. km). Capital: Kuala Lumpur.
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How to use Malaysia in a sentence
Raena resellers, who are mostly women between 18 to 34 years old in Indonesia and Malaysia, pick what items they want to feature on their social media accounts.Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce | Catherine Shu | February 26, 2021 | TechCrunch
Countries such as South Africa and Malaysia are also pursuing their own supply deals through direct talks with manufacturers, and some regions are set to receive Pfizer’s vaccine as well.Public health officials warn about slow vaccine rollout as coronavirus variants multiply | Katherine Dunn | January 18, 2021 | Fortune
Fitch Ratings had cut Malaysia’s sovereign rating in early December.Malaysia’s emergency declaration means prime minister can dodge election until pandemic ends | Claire Zillman, reporter | January 12, 2021 | Fortune
In 2005, the husband fled to Malaysia while the wife and her family hid in another village.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge | by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung | December 21, 2020 | ProPublica
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists said documents indicate JPMorgan Chase moved money for people and companies tied to the massive looting of public funds in Malaysia, Venezuela and the Ukraine, for example.
AirAsia Indonesia, which operated Flight 8501, is the Indonesian subsidiary of AirAsia, which is based in Malaysia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The latest disappearance is another huge aviation blow for Malaysia, where both Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia are based.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370 | Lennox Samuels | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 1999, pigs began falling ill near the town of Nipah in Malaysia, and humans shortly followed.
In Malaysia and Bangladesh, a devastating infectious neurological disease emerged just a few years after Hendra.
Penang, as a little field of missionary enterprise, possesses many privileges often denied to the further islands of Malaysia.Through the Malay Archipelago | Emily Richings
Compared to the crocodile of Malaysia, the Florida alligator is about as formidable as a lizard.Where the Strange Trails Go Down | E. Alexander Powell
Next to the palace is the Oranje Hotel, a well-kept and comfortable hostelry as hotels go in Malaysia.Where the Strange Trails Go Down | E. Alexander Powell
Sulu occupies the most nearly central position of any island in eastern Malaysia.The History of Sulu | Najeeb M. Saleeby
Jolo, with the exception of Bruney, had no rival in northeast Malaysia prior to the seventeenth century.The History of Sulu | Najeeb M. Saleeby
British Dictionary definitions for Malaysia
a federation in SE Asia (within the Commonwealth), consisting of Peninsular Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula, and East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak), occupying the N part of the island of Borneo: formed in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sarawak, Sabah, and Singapore (the latter seceded in 1965); densely forested and mostly mountainous. Official language: Malay; English and various Chinese and Indian minority languages are also spoken. Official religion: Muslim. Currency: ringgit. Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Federal seat of government: Putrajaya. Pop: 29 628 392 (2013 est). Area: 329 847 sq km (127 355 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Malaysia
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