Definition of Melaka in English:

Melaka

(also Malacca)

proper noun

  • 1A state of Malaysia, on the SW coast of the Malay Peninsula, on the Strait of Malacca.

    1. 1.1 The capital and chief port of Melaka; population 194,400 (est. 2009). It was conquered by the Portuguese in 1511 and played an important role in the development of trade between Europe and the East, especially China.

Pronunciation

Melaka

/məˈlakə/