Definition of Malay Peninsula

1. Noun. A peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar.

Terms within: Burma, Myanmar, Union Of Burma, West Malaysia, Kingdom Of Thailand, Siam, Thailand
Group relationships: Asia
Generic synonyms: Peninsula
Member holonyms: Malay, Malayan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malay Peninsula

Malam
Malamud
Malawi
Malawi kwacha
Malawian
Malawian monetary unit
Malawians
Malaxis
Malaxis-unifolia
Malaxis ophioglossoides
Malay
Malay Archipelago
Malay Peninsula (current term)
Malaya
Malayalam
Malayalee
Malayalees
Malayali
Malayalis
Malayan
Malayan tapir
Malayans
Malayo-Polynesian
Malays
Malaysia
Malaysia Militant Group
Malaysian

Literary usage of Malay Peninsula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1902)
"Notes on new and interesting Plants from the Malay Peninsula. By RH YAPP, BA, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. [Received 26 March 1901. ..."

2. The Nineteenth Century (1891)
"TRADE IN THE Malay Peninsula A SMALL knowledge of geography will determine the position of Singapore, Malacca, and Penang, the three British ports and ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"(к 2-9053) Shipley, AK On the ento-parasites collected by the " Skeat Expedition " tn Lower Siam and the Malay Peninsula in the years 189D-1900. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and African slaves ; and, lastly, the Chinese, by far the most numerous of all, who nre gradually converting the Malay peninsula into a second China. ..."

5. A Historical Geography of the British Colonies by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1888)
"This last block of land trends away far to the South in the Malay Peninsula, which is driven as a wedge between the Indian and the Chinese Seas, ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"Natural History and Ethnography of the Malay Peninsula. ... The discovery of the first two species of Peripatus found in the Malay Peninsula. ..."

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