Malacca

[muh-lak-uh, -lah-kuh]
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.
a strait between Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. 35–185 miles (56–298 km) wide.
Also, Melaka (for defs 1, 2).

Malaccan, adjective, noun
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malacca or malacca cane (məˈlækə)
 
n
1.  the stem of the rattan palm
2.  a walking stick made from this stem
 
malacca cane or malacca cane
 
n

Malacca or Melaka (məˈlækə)
 
n
a state of SW Peninsular Malaysia: rubber plantations. Capital: Malacca. Pop: 635 791 (2000). Area: 1683 sq km (650 sq miles)
 
Melaka or Melaka
 
n

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