A device that provides a point of access for hosts, workstations, and peripherals into a local area network (LAN). An MAU typically is a multiport device that houses multiple network interface cards (NICs). See also LAN and NIC.
Cochin-China consists chiefly of an immense plain, flat and monotonous, traversed by the Mekong and extending from Ha-Tien in the west to Baria in the east, and from Bien-Hoa in the north-east to the southern point of the peninsula of Ca-Mau in the south-west.
East of Cape St Jacques the mountains of Annam come down close to the sea; west of that point, as far as the southern headland of Ca-Mau, the coast-line of Cochin-China runs north-east to south-west for about 160 m.
From Cape Ca-Mau to Rach-Gia it runs north for a distance of m., then north-west as far as Ha-Tien, where the boundary line between it and Cambodia meets the sea.
Cape Ca-Mau cleft of a split stick.
See Marquardt-Mau, Privatleben der Romer, pp. 550 seq.