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Melaka

Syllabification: Me·la·ka
Pronunciation: /məˈläkə
 
/
(also Malacca)

Definition of Melaka in English:

1A state of Malaysia, on the southwestern coast of the Malay Peninsula, on the Strait of Malacca.
1.1The capital and chief port of Melaka; population 194,400 (est. 2009). Conquered by the Portuguese in 1511, it played an important role in the development of trade between Europe and the East, especially China.

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