follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

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.
Also, Melaka (for defs 1, 2).
Related forms
Malaccan, adjective, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for malacca strait

malacca

/məˈlækə/
noun
1.
the stem of the rattan palm
2.
a walking stick made from this stem

Malacca

/məˈlækə/
noun
1.
a state of SW Peninsular Malaysia: rubber plantations. Capital: Malacca. Pop: 635 791 (2000). Area: 1683 sq km (650 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Malacca

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for malacca

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for malacca strait