a former federation of four native states in British Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, and Selangor.
See Malay States
[fed-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌfɛd əˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of or uniting in a league. 2. the formation of a political unity, with a central government, by a number of separate states, each of which retains control of its own internal affairs. 3. a league or confederacy. 4. a body formed by a number of […]
noun 1. a former grouping of British territories in S Africa for administrative purposes (1953–63): composed of Southern and Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland. noun 1. . noun 1. a federation (1953–63) of Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, and Nyasaland
noun 1. (def 2).
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noun 1. (Austral) an early-maturing drought-resistant variety of wheat developed by William Farrar in 1902