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Malé (mä´lā), small island and town (1995 pop. 62,937) of Malé Atoll, capital of the Maldives, in the Indian Ocean. A ship anchorage, Malé is a center of interisland trade with diverse manufacturing. Points of interest include Sultan Park and the National Museum, the Islamic Center, the Old Friday Mosque (1656), the presidential palace, and the old bazaar. Malé International Airport is on adjacent Hulule Island,

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male
1. Denoting the gamete (sex cell) that, during sexual reproduction, fuses with a female gamete in the process of fertilization. Male gametes are generally smaller than the female gametes and are usually motile (see spermatozoon).

2. (Denoting) an individual whose reproductive organs produce only male gametes. Compare hermaphrodite.

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male XIV. — OF. male, earlier masle (mod. mâle):- L. masculus (cf. MASCULINE).

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