• (noun): A member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
    Synonyms: Malay
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on malayan:

Baling Talks - Background
... The Malayan Emergency refers to a state of emergency declared by the British colonial government of Malaya in 1948 which was lifted in 1960 ... an insurrection and guerrilla war fought between government forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA) during the same period ... to self-government" aimed at the suppression of left wing political movements, especially the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) ...
Lau Yew
... Lau Yew was a prominent member of the Malayan Communist Party ... He was a high-ranking commander in its military arm during World War II, the Malayan Peoples Anti-Japanese Army ... After the war he led the Malayan Peoples Anti British Army until his death in 1948 ...
Supermarine Spitfire Operational History - Postwar Service - Malayan Emergency: Last Offensive
... RAF Spitfires based in the Far East saw action during Malayan Emergency ... When Malayan Communist Party (MCP) soldiers killed three British rubber-planters on 16 June 1948 at Sungai Siput, Perak, Great Britain declared a state of emergency ...
Later Life Of Winston Churchill - Return To Power - Malayan Emergency
... Main article Malayan Emergency See also Vietnam War In Malaya, a rebellion against British rule had been in progress since 1948 ... The Malayan Emergency was a more direct case of a guerrilla movement, centred in an ethnic group, but backed by the Soviet Union ...
Chinta - Trivia
... Chinta was the first Malayan film released after the declaration of the Malayan Emergency, and also marks the first screen appearance of P ... It is the oldest surviving film of Malayan cinema ...

More definitions of "Malayan":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia.
    Example: "Malayan crocodiles"
    Synonyms: Malaysian
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
    Example: "Malayan syllable structure"
    Synonyms: Malay