- a state in Malaysia, on the W central Malay Peninsula. 3660 sq. mi. (9480 sq. km). Capital: Alor Star.
- a state of NW Malaysia: under Thai control until it came under the British in 1909; the chief exports are rice, tin, and rubber. Capital: Alor Star. Pop: 1 648 756 (2000). Area: 9426 sq km (3639 sq miles)