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ˈbɜr məBur·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Myanmar, Union of Burma, Burmanoun

    a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal

    "much opium is grown in Myanmar"

Wiktionary

  1. Burmanoun

    Myanmar; a country in Southeast Asia, on the west coast of the Indochina Peninsula.

  2. Etymology: From ဗမာ, colloquial form of မြန်မာ; see Myanmar for more.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Burma

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. burma

    Also called the Burmese empire, or kingdom of Ava, formerly the most extensive and powerful state in Farther India. The most celebrated ruler of the country was Alompra, the founder of the present dynasty, who reigned about the middle of the 18th century. The Burmese became involved in a war with the English 1824-26, which terminated in the curtailment of their power and the loss of several provinces.

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  1. rumba

  2. umbra

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burma in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Burma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Burma in a Sentence

  1. Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell:

    At the same time, we should not allow these things to completely overshadow what Burma has accomplished. It's come a long way in recent years. There are many positive things to be built upon as well.

  2. Ned Price:

    We condemn any violence against the people of Burma and reiterate our calls on the Burmese military to refrain from violence against peaceful protesters, we will work with partners and allies to press the Burmese military to reverse its actions and to help the people of Burma realize their aspirations for peace, democracyand the rule of law.

  3. Daniel Russel:

    Despite these flaws, this election can be a significant step forward for the credibility and sustainability of Burma's reform process.

  4. Tirana Hassan:

    This is a black day for press freedom in (Burma), the court’s decision to proceed with this farcical, politically motivated case has deeply troubling and far-reaching implications for independent journalism in the country.

  5. Jen Psaki:

    We continue to affirm our strong support for Burma’s democratic institutions and, in coordination with our regional partners, urge the military and all other parties to adhere to democratic norms and the rule of law, and to release those detained today.

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