What is malacca?

  • (noun): Stem of the rattan palm used for making canes and umbrella handles.
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Malacca (Malay: Melaka, dubbed "The Historic State" or Negeri Bersejarah by locals) is the third smallest Malaysian state after Perlis and Penang. It is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. It borders Negeri Sembilan to the north and Johor to the south. The capital is Malacca City, which is 148 km south east of Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur, 235 km north west to Johor's largest city Johor Bahru, and 95 km north west to Johor's second largest city Batu Pahat. This historical city centre has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008.

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More definitions of "malacca":

  • (noun): A cane made from the stem of a rattan palm.
    Synonyms: malacca cane