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A maritime polity in Southeast Asia. The ruler of this polity who sent an envoy to China in the 1390s was recorded in the MSL as La-ding La-zhe-wang-sha (possibly Raden Rajawangsa), while his envoy bore the title “Patih” (八智). Such evidence suggests a Malay or Javanese polity. Following Hirth and Rockhill (1911; 83, 86), Mills (1970; 270) identified the polity with Pajajaran in western Java. It must be stated however that this identification is far from confirmed, and an equally likely candidate is Paka on the Terengganu coast. For information on further Chinese sources relating to this polity, see Chen, Xie and Lu (1986; 313-14).

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