Malabar

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Malabar may refer to:

Places[edit]

Australia
  • Malabar, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia
    • Malabar Headland, near Malabar, New South Wales
    • Malabar Battery, a coastal defence battery built in 1943 during World War II at Malabar Headland, Malabar, New South Wales, Australia. It is also known as Boora Point Battery
India
Indonesia
Seychelles
  • Malabar Island (also called Middle Island), part of the Aldabra atoll in the Seychelles
Singapore
Trinidad and Tobago
United States

Botany[edit]

Zoology[edit]

  • Malabar Barbet, a small barbet found in the Western Ghats of India. It was formerly treated as a race of the Crimson-fronted Barbet. It overlaps in some places with the range of the Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)
  • Malabar danio, a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae)
  • Malabar grouper, an Indo-Pacific species of fish in the family Serranidae
  • Malabar Large-spotted Civet, a civet
  • Malabar Lark, Galerida malabarica, is a sedentary breeding bird in western India
  • Malabar Spiny Dormouse, a species of muroid rodent endemic to the Western Ghats of India
  • Malabar Trogon, a species of bird in the trogon family
  • Malabar Whistling-thrush, a whistling thrush in the thrush family Turdidae

People[edit]

  • Malabars, a mistaken appellation for people of South Indian origin and Sri Lankan Tamils used by 19th century westerners
  • Malbars, People of Tamil origin in Réunion
  • Behramji Malabari (1853–1912), Indian poet, publicist, author, and social reformer best known for his ardent advocacy for the protection of the rights of women
  • Malabar Singh Thapa, Nepalese politician, belonging to the Rastriya Janamukti Party

In art and culture[edit]

Institutions[edit]

  • Malabar Branch, a branch library of the Los Angeles Public Library located in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles, California
  • Malabar Cancer Centre, established at Kodiyeri near Thalassery in Kerala state, South India is an autonomous centre under the Government of Kerala
  • Malabar Christian College, a college run by the Protestant Church of South India
  • Malabar Hill Club, a sports club based in Mumbai, India
  • Malabar United FC, a football club, which is registered in Kochi, but has its training base in Kozhikode, based in Kerala state of India

Transportation[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Malabar (chewing gum), a bubble gum produced in France by Cadbury
  • Malabar matthi curry, a dish where the body of a sardine is semi-stewed in a Kerala-style curry with assorted vegetables
  • Malabar Migration, the large-scale migration from Central-South Kerala to northern regions of Kerala called Malabar in the 20th century
  • 754 Malabar, an asteroid discovered by August Kopff
  • Exercise Malabar, a multilateral naval exercise involving the United States, India, Japan, Australia, and Singapore
  • Malabar Rite, a Rite of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Malabar rites, liturgical practices from India