Malacca, Strait of

strait betw. Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Battle of the Malacca Strait — Part of the Pacific theater of World War II Japanese cruiser H …   Wikipedia

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  • Malacca — [mə lak′ə] 1. state of Malaysia in W Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: 637 sq mi (1,650 sq km); pop. 583,000 2. seaport in this state: its capital: pop. 88,000 3. Strait of strait between Sumatra & the Malay Peninsula: c. 500 mi (805 …   English World dictionary

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