Malaya


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Malaya:

see MalaysiaMalaysia
, independent federation (2005 est. pop. 23,953,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital.
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Malaya

1. States of the Federation of. part of Malaysia, in the S Malay Peninsula, constituting Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the former Federated Malay States, the former Unfederated Malay States, and the former Straits Settlements. Capital: Kuala Lumpur. Pop.: 17 144 322 (2000). Area: 131 587 sq. km (50 806 sq. miles)
2. Federation of. a federation of the nine Malay States of the Malay Peninsula and two of the Straits Settlements (Malacca and Penang): formed in 1948: became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957 and joined Malaysia in 1963
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Our stand is that the delay is reasonable, it would be better to be delayed until we can come up with a firm policy on what to do with Malaya.
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With this book, then, Comber makes a notable contribution to the historiography of the Templer administration in Malaya.
To date, Shantal and her partner Jahzeel Davis have had no explanation as to what has happened to their daughter's hair apart from being told that Malaya was found placing it in the bin and having it returned to her in an envelope.
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Malaya always listened to these stories and gave obligatory murmurs of consolation.
Both panels have already agreed to this in principle," said Malaya.
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