Molucca

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From Indonesian Maluku.

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Molucca (plural Moluccas)

  1. (especially in the plural) The Molucca Islands, a group of islands in southeast Asia which are now part of Indonesia.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, volume 10:
      And now on earth it selfe enlarged has / From th'utmost brinke of the Armericke shore / Unto the margent of the Molucas?

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