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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yangon, Rangoonnoun

    the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta

Wiktionary

  1. Rangoonnoun

    The former and still widely used spelling of the largest city and former capital of Myanmar (Burma). The spelling Yangon is preferred by the Burmese and has also become widely accepted. The administrative capital has been moved to Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw.

Wikipedia

  1. Rangoon

    Yangon (Burmese: ရန်ကုန်; pronounced [jàɰ̃ɡòʊɰ̃ mjo̰]; lit. 'End of Strife'), formerly spelled as Rangoon, is the capital of the Yangon Region and the largest city of Myanmar (also known as Burma). Yangon served as the capital of Myanmar until 2006, when the military government relocated the administrative functions to the purpose-built capital city of Naypyidaw in north central Myanmar. With over 7 million people, Yangon is Myanmar's most populous city and its most important commercial centre. Yangon boasts the largest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia, and has a unique colonial-era urban core that is remarkably intact. The colonial-era commercial core is centered around the Sule Pagoda, which is reputed to be over 2,000 years old. The city is also home to the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda – Myanmar's most sacred and famous Buddhist pagoda. Yangon suffers from deeply inadequate infrastructure, especially compared to other major cities in Southeast Asia, such as Jakarta, Bangkok or Hanoi. Though many historic residential and commercial buildings have been renovated throughout central Yangon, most satellite towns that ring the city continue to be profoundly impoverished and lack basic infrastructure.

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  1. rangoon

    Rangoon, also known as Yangon, is the largest city and former capital of Myanmar (previously known as Burma). It is a significant hub for the country's lower region and forms a critical part of Myanmar's economy. The city is known for its colonial architecture, which although decaying and weather-beaten, remains an almost unique example of a 19th-century British colonial capital. It is also home to the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, containing Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

Wikidata

  1. Rangoon

    Boulder is an unincorporated community in Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. It is located on county route 11 along the Buckhannon River, about three miles from the community of Audra. While the official name of the community is Boulder, by which it is usually known, the town's now-defunct post office assumed the name of Rangoon due to confusion with the town of Boulder, Colorado.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Rangoon

    capital and chief port of British Burmah, situated 20 m. inland from the Gulf of Martaban, on the Hlaing or Rangoon River, the eastmost of the delta streams of the Irrawaddy; British since 1852; a well-appointed city of modern appearance, strongly fortified; contains the famous Shway-Dagon pagoda erected in the 6th century B.C.; has extensive docks, and negotiates the vast bulk of Burmese exports and imports; the former include teak, gums, spices, and rice.

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  1. Noongar

  2. organon

  3. Organon

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rangoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rangoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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