Malaysia[mə lā′z̸hə, -s̸hə]
- Malay Archipelago
- country in SE Asia: a union (1963) of the former Federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, & Singapore (which seceded in 1965 to become an independent nation); member of the Commonwealth: 127,317 sq mi (329,750 sq km); pop. 17,567,000; cap. Kuala Lumpur
- Malaysian adjective, noun
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- Ma·layˈsian adjective & n.