Xiao Ge-lan

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Little Quilon
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Literally "Lesser Ge-lan". The "Ge-lan" refers to the town of Quilon on the west coast of India. For Ma Huan's account of the polity, see Mills (1970; 130-132). See also Wang Gungwu (1968 and 1970).

For information on further Chinese sources relating to this polity, see Chen, Xie and Lu (1986; 1024-25).

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Year 5, Month 9, Day 2 2 Oct 1407