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An island group of southeast Asia between Australia and the Asian mainland and separating the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It includes Indonesia, the Philippines, Borneo, and East Timor.
(Placename) a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, between SE Asia and Australia: the largest group of islands in the world; includes over 3000 Indonesian islands, about 7000 islands of the Philippines, and, sometimes, New Guinea
an extensive island group in the Indian and Pacific oceans, SE of Asia, including the Sunda Islands, the Moluccas, and the Philippines. Also called Malaysia.
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|Noun||1.||Malay Archipelago - a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia|
curry - (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice
Sunda Islands - a chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago
Borneo, Kalimantan - 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
East Indian - a native or inhabitant of the East Indies