Malay Archipelago
Malay Archipelago Malay Archipelago prop. n. A group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Malay Archipelago — large group of islands between SE Asia & Australia, including Indonesia, the Philippines, &, sometimes, New Guinea …   English World dictionary

  • Malay Archipelago — This article is about the large island group. For the book, see The Malay Archipelago. Malay Archipelago World map highlighting Malay Archipelago. New Guinea not part of the Malay Archipelago by some definitions is also included. Geography… …   Wikipedia

  • Malay Archipelago — an extensive island group in the Indian and Pacific oceans, SE of Asia, including the Greater and Lesser Sunda Islands, the Moluccas, and the Philippines. Also called Malaysia. * * * Largest group of islands in the world, located off the… …   Universalium

  • MALAY ARCHIPELAGO —    or INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO    is that group of many hundred islands stretching from the Malay Peninsula SE. to Australia between the North Pacific and the Indian Ocean, of which Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Celebes are the largest …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Malay Archipelago — noun a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia • Syn: ↑East Indies, ↑East India • Derivationally related forms: ↑East Indian (for: ↑East India) • Members of this Region: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malay Archipelago — geographical name archipelago SE Asia including Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, Moluccas, & Timor usually considered to include also the Philippines & sometimes New Guinea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Malay Archipelago — /məleɪ akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say muhlay ahkuh peluhgoh) noun an extensive archipelago in the Indian and Pacific oceans south east of Asia, consisting of the islands of New Guinea, Indonesia, the Philippines and the Moluccas …   Australian English dictionary

  • Malay Archipelago — isl. group off SE Asia; includes isls. of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Malay Archipelago — n. group of islands of southeast Asia (includes the islands of Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Malay Archipelago — Ma′lay Archipel′ago n. geg an extensive island group in the Indian and Pacific oceans, SE of Asia, including the Sunda Islands, the Moluccas, and the Philippines Also called Malaysia …   From formal English to slang

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