Definition of Malayan in English:
another term for Malay.
- The different races in Malaya think of themselves primarily as Malays, Chinese or Indians and only secondarily, if at all, as Malayans.
- The secret lies in the pure harmony among Malayans, despite the various ethnic groups, cultures and religions.
- For the ordinary Malayans on Aug 31, it was a holiday.
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Relating to Malays, the Malay language, or Malaya (now part of Malaysia).
- The most successful example of the ‘oil-spot’ strategy, in his view, was the British campaign against Malayan insurgents in the 1950s.
- Yamashita's Malayan campaign, culminating in the fall of Singapore in February 1942, made him a national hero.
- It had been thought that the Malayan tapir is usually solitary, except for a female with young.
Definition of Malayan in:
- US English dictionary
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