Malacca

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English[edit]

The Strait of Malacca connects the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Indian Ocean to the west.

Etymology[edit]

From Malay Melaka, probably after melaka, a kind of tree that grows in the region.

Proper noun[edit]

Malacca

  1. State in western Malaysia.
  2. Capital of Malacca state.
  3. A narrow stretch of water between the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

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Proper noun[edit]

Malacca f

  1. Alternative spelling of Malaca