Malaya

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Malaya can refer to:

Geographic/former political entities

Malaya including Singapore

  • In Singapore law, Malaya means the States of Malaya (also known as Peninsular Malaysia) together with Singapore (1946-present).[1]

Malaya excluding Singapore

  • The Malayan Union (1946-1948), a post-war British colony consisting of all states in British Malaya except Singapore.
  • The Federation of Malaya (1948-1963), the successor to the Malayan Union (also excluding Singapore), which gained independence within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1957.
  • Present-day Peninsular Malaysia (1963-present), also formally known as the States of Malaya or West Malaysia, includes the states and territories formerly composing the Federation of Malaya.

Other uses

  • Malaya, a 1949 American film set in Japanese occupied Malaya.
  • HMS Malaya, a Queen Elizabeth class battleship of the Royal Navy
  • Operation Malaya, an ongoing police investigation taking place in Spain
  • Oxana Malaya (born 1983), a feral child who lived most of her life in the company of dogs, picking a number of their habits.
  • Malaya (Philippine newspaper), after the Tagalog word meaning "free" or "freedom".
  • The name of a "National Forest" or sacred garden, comparable to the Garden of Eden, in Shambhala tradition.
  • The Malayan tribe of Kerala State in India
  • In Russian names, малая, feminine singular nominative of the Russian adjective малый = "small"

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