Pronunciation: (mu-lā'zhu, -shu), [key]
1. a constitutional monarchy in SE Asia: a federation, comprising the former British territories of Malaya, Sabah, and Sarawak: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 12,100,000; 126,310 sq. mi. (327,143 sq. km). Cap.: Kuala Lumpur.
2. See Malay Archipelago.
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