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Malaya may refer to:

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Geographic entitiesEdit

Political entitiesEdit

Malaya including SingaporeEdit

Malaya excluding SingaporeEdit

  • The Malayan Union (1946–1948), a post-war British colony consisting of all the states and settlements in British Malaya except Singapore.
  • The Federation of Malaya (1948–1963), the successor to the Malayan Union, which gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1957.
  • The present-day States of Malaya (1963–present), now usually known as Peninsular Malaysia or West Malaysia, comprising the states and territories of the former Federation of Malaya.

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Other usesEdit

  • HMS Malaya, a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy
  • Operation Malaya, a police investigation taking place in Spain
  • A sacred forest or garden in Shambhala tradition, comparable to the Garden of Eden
  • The Malayan tribe of Kerala state in India
  • In Russian names, малая, feminine singular nominative of the Russian adjective малый = "small"
  • Swahili for a "woman of the town"

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