Malacca



[muh-lak-uh, -lah-kuh] /məˈlæk ə, -ˈlɑ kə/

noun
1.
a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula: formerly a part of the British Straits Settlements and of the Federation of Malaya. 640 sq. mi. (1658 sq. km).
2.
a seaport in and the capital of this state.
3.
Strait of, a strait between Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. 35–185 miles (56–298 km) wide.
/məˈlækə/
noun
1.
the stem of the rattan palm
2.
a walking stick made from this stem
/məˈlækə/
noun
1.
a state of SW Peninsular Malaysia: rubber plantations. Capital: Malacca. Pop: 635 791 (2000). Area: 1683 sq km (650 sq miles)

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