Definition of Malay archipelago
1. Noun. A group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia.
Geographical relationships: Curry
Terms within: Sunda Islands, Borneo, Kalimantan
Generic synonyms: Archipelago
Group relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean
Member holonyms: East Indian, Malay, Malayan
Derivative terms: East Indian
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Literary usage of Malay archipelago
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1863)
"The Paper, which was entitled,— On the Physical Geography of the malay archipelago, was then read by Mr. MARKHAM, Secretary. ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"133-134, malay archipelago: A chain of four large and numerous small volcanic islands, lying to the southeast of Asia, extending from the Malay Peninsula to ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"See note in the April Journal (p. 436). malay archipelago—Borneo. ... Walker. The State of North Borneo. By H. Walker. malay archipelago— ..."
4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"malay archipelago—Borneo. Keyset-. Trade of Brunei and Sarawak for the Year 1899. ... Price Id. malay archipelago—Borneo and Java. Breitenstein. ..."
5. The International Geography by Hugh Robert Mill (1908)
"CHAPTER XXX THE malay archipelago BY HENRY O. FORBES, LL. ... The malay archipelago occupies that immense island-strewn region lying on both sides of the ..."
6. Australasia by Alfred Russel Wallace, Augustus Henry Keane (1888)
"MALAYSIA, OR THE malay archipelago ... OF all the great island groups of the globe, the richest in every respect is the malay archipelago, lying between ..."
7. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The Kinds of Climatic Formations in the Tropics. 2. High-Forest Climate in the Tropics. Climate of the malay archipelago according to ..."