American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Bhutan or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Bhutan.
- n. The Sino-Tibetan language of Bhutan.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Bhutan, its people, or their language.
- n. singular or plural A native or the natives of Bhutan, a mountainous state in the Himalayas, having Tibet on the north, Bengal and Assam on the south, and Sikhim on the west. The Bhutanese have flat faces, high cheek-bones, brown complexion, almond eyes, and black hair. They profess a corrupt form of Buddhism, and are subjects of a dual government under a pontiff and a prince.
- n. The language of Bhutan.
- n. Also written Bhotanese and Bootanese (Bhotan, Bootan).
- n. A person from Bhutan or of Bhutanese descent.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Bhutan, the Bhutanese people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a native or inhabitant of Bhutan.
- adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Bhutan.
- adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Bhutan or its people or culture or language
- n. a native or inhabitant of Bhutan
- From Bhutan + -ese (Wiktionary)
“The investiture in Bhutanese robes represents a potentially disturbing moment of alienation; an anxiety which emerges here through a series of images which confuse gender roles.”
“Up until this visit, I had always thought the Bhutanese were the friendliest people in the world, but the Vietnamese are equally friendly.”
“The county has accepted refugees from many lands, but the Bhutanese are the largest new group.”
“Kevin Frayer/Associated Press Bhutanese security officers on Wednesday used metal detectors to check the grounds of the main stadium in the capital of Thimphu where celebrations for the Bhutan Royal Wedding are to be held on Thursday.”
“And nearly 100,000 Bhutanese Hindus live in refugee camps in Southern Nepal after Bhutan's "One Nation One People" read Buddhist only policy forced them out.”
“In Bhutan, we learned that the largest part of the government workforce is devoted to maintaining the national road, which is seasonally damaged from flooding, expected by the Bhutanese to worsen under continued climate change.”
“The Bhutanese were smitten with affection for Ted, as were all the guests.”
“For reasons that would take far too long to explain, I recently found myself looking at a list of past champions of the Bhutanese football league, the A-League," writes Alasdair Brooks.”
“• The Bhutanese Service and Research Project BSRP, a research initiative launched by HASC with its partners, Sewa International and Hindu Student Council to work with and assess the needs of the Bhutanese refugees and incorporate re-settlement best practices from other refugee communities.”
“You may have read in the past year about how Bhutanese and Burmese refugees have been attacked in Colorado, a sad irony since they came here to flee the violence and repression of their home countries.”
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