Example sentences for: srivijaya

How can you use “srivijaya” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As Srivijaya declined in the 14th century, the Malay peninsula was carved up among Cambodia, Thailand, and the Javanese Hindu empire of Majapahit.

  • With the orang laut pirates as allies, Srivijaya controlled the Straits of Melaka (known in colonial times as Malacca), a key link between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea.

  • Around the year 1400, fighting over the island of Singapore drove the Srivijaya prince Parameswara to seek refuge up the peninsula coast with his orang laut pirate friends in their small fishing village of Melaka.

  • Srivijaya, most powerful of the Indianized colonies and a center of Buddhist learning, built a maritime empire from its base on the island of Sumatra.

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