Federated Malay States
geographical name former British protectorate (1895-1945) comprising the Malay states of Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, & Selangor capital Kuala Lumpur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Federated Malay States — This article is not to be confused with the Unfederated Malay States. Federated Malay States نڬري٢ ملايو برسكوتو Negeri negeri Melayu Bersekutu Protectorate of the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Federated Malay States — Flagge der Federated Malay States (bis 1946) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Federated Malay States — noun a former federation of four native states in Malaya. See Malay States …   Australian English dictionary

  • Federated Malay States — Fed′erated Ma′lay States n. pl. geg a former federation of four native states in British Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, and Selangor …   From formal English to slang

  • Federated Malay States — a former federation of four native states in British Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, and Selangor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Federated Malay States — a former federation of four native states in British Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, and Selangor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Federated Malay States cricket team — The Federated Malay States cricket team was a team that represented the Federated Malay States in international cricket matches between 1905 and 1940. Cricket has been played in Peninsular Malaysia since the 1880s, and the Federated Malay States… …   Wikipedia

  • Flag of the Federated Malay States — The flag of the Federated Malay States ( Negeri Negeri Melayu Bersekutu ) represented the union of the four Malay states of Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang in a federation as a protectorate under the British Crown. The flag was… …   Wikipedia

  • Malay states — Within Malaysia, the Malay states are the nine states of Peninsular Malaysia that have hereditary Rulers. In practice, these Rulers (titled Raja and Yang di Pertuan Besar in Perlis and Negeri Sembilan respectively and Sultan elsewhere) are… …   Wikipedia

  • Malay States — /məleɪ ˈsteɪts/ (say muhlay stayts) plural noun (formerly) the states of the Malay Peninsula that, with the Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca (now Melaka), comprised the Union of Malaya (1946) and the Federation of Malaya (1948) (see… …   Australian English dictionary

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