A member of a people inhabiting the Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
Origin of malay
Obsolete Dutch Malayofrom Malay Melayu
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Malay Sentence Examples
In the north of Australia there are traces of Malay and Papuan blood.
Federated Malay under British Protection.......
The Malayan province comprising the Malay islands, besides the Malay peninsula, and the very remarkable Philippines, possess an extraordinary number of peculiar and interesting genera.
The Asiatic elephant inhabits the forest-lands of India, Burma, the Malay Peninsula, Cochin China, Ceylon and Sumatra.
Four great intercontinental enclosed seas are included between adjacent continents - the Arctic Sea, the Central American or West Indian Sea, the Australo-Asiatic or Malay Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.