Definitions for BURMAˈbɜr mə
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Myanmar, Union of Burma, Burma(noun)
a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal
"much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Myanmar; a country in Southeast Asia, on the west coast of the Indochina Peninsula.
Origin: From ဗမာ, colloquial form of မြန်မာ; see Myanmar for more.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a vast province of British India, lying E. of the Bay of Bengal, and bounded landward by Bengal, Tibet, China, and Siam; the country is mountainous, drained by the Irawadi, Salween, and Sittang Rivers, whose deltas are flat fertile plains; the heights on the Chinese frontier reach 15,000 ft; the climate varies with the elevation, but is mostly hot and trying; rice is the chief crop; the forests yield teak, gum, and bamboo; the mines, iron, copper, lead, silver, and rubies. Lower Burma is the coast-land from Bengal to Siam, cap. Rangoon, and was seized by Britain in 1826 and 1854. Upper Burma, cap. Mandalay, an empire nearly as large as Spain, was annexed in 1886.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was there [Burma] that I overheard just slightly someone say ‘He’s not going to make it,’.
I worked with Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to open up Burma, now Myanmar, to find democratic change.
Despite these flaws, this election can be a significant step forward for the credibility and sustainability of Burma's reform process.
In 2015 we'll see more luxury ships are moving into Burma [ Myanmar ], it's a country filled with wonderful people and astonishing historic sites.
Burma is not a success story. If the administration wants Burma to be a success story, then they have got to apply greater leverage than they have on the Burmese regime to change.
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