[shah ah-luh m]
- a town in and the capital of Selangor state, in W Malaysia.
[suh-lang-er, -awr, -lahng-]
- a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 3160 sq. mi. (8184 sq. km). Capital: Shah Alam.
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- a state of Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: established as a British protectorate in 1874, became a Federated Malay State in 1896 and part of Malaysia in 1946; tin producer. Capital: Shah Alam. Pop: 4 188 876 (2000). Area: 7955 sq km (3071 sq miles)