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Malaysia   /məlˈeɪʒə/   Listen

A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.  Synonym: Malaya.

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... Augustinians of the province of Santisimo Nombre de Jesus; the Discalced, or Recoletos, as those of the province of San Nicolas de Tolentino; so when the Recoletos went to the Philippines they bore the name of their home province with them to Malaysia. In Manila the famous Puente de Espana ("Bridge of Spain") was projected and built under the superintendence of a Recoleto father. (Thus Zamora, in Las Corporaciones en Filipinas, p, 358.) In 1726, the Discalced ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, - Volume XIII., 1604-1605 • Ed. by Blair and Robertson

Words linked to "Malaysia" :   East Malaysia, Malaya, capital of Malaysia, Malayan, Indochina, Islamic Group, al-Ma'unah, Islamic Community, Bahasa Malaysia, Indochinese peninsula, JI, Malay, Putrajaya, godown, Asian nation, Malaysia Militant Group, ASEAN, Jemaah Islamiyah, Asian country, Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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