Malaya

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Etymology[edit]

Malay +‎ -ia, Latinization calque of Malay Tanah Melayu (Land of the Malays). Compare English Malaysia.

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Malaya

  1. The Malay Peninsula.
  2. (historical) An independent country in Southeast Asia from 1957 to 1963.

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