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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Myanmar.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal

Etymologies

From Burmese ဗမာ (băma), colloquial form of မြန်မာ (myanma); see Myanmar for more. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • _Legendary History of Burma and Arakan_ (R.ngoon, 1882); J. Gordon, _Burma and its Inhabitants_ (London, 1876); Mrs E. Hart, [v. 04 p. 0846] _Picturesque Burma_ (London, 1897); Gen.R. Macmahon, _Far Cathay and

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife) -- The United States on Tuesday, May 27, condemned a decision by the military government of Burma to extend the detention of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, but said it remains committed to over $20 million to Burmese cyclone relief amid reports that Christians are among those who have been denied aid.

    BosNewsLife - Christian News Agency

  • RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife) -- The United Nations envoy for Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, arrived in the country Saturday, September 29, to urge the junta to end its violent crackdown on those opposing the regime, a day after satellite images confirmed that government-backed forces massively burn villages of predominantly Christian Karens.

    BosNewsLife - Christian News Agency

  • Is it true that HM KING SHWEBOMIN OF BURMA wrote to SLORC / SPDC to let ASSK visit her dying husband, Michael Aris, in England and come back, she being a daughter of Burma.

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  • The first film to be released by Dogwoof and The Co-operative will be BURMA VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country, which tells the story of the Democratic Voice of Burma and their role in the battle for a free and democratic Burma.

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  • THE CONSTITUTION OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF BURMA by Burma

    Peace Pilgrim II: Driving across America in a wheelchair?

  • PROTESTS, SYMBOLISM: SHAVED HEADS IN BURMA HIT THE STREETS AGAIN yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'PROTESTS, SYMBOLISM: SHAVED HEADS IN BURMA HIT THE STREETS AGAIN'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The first section of this article reviews what has occurred in Burma over the past 6 weeks since the Military Junta\'s crackdown began.

    PROTESTS, SYMBOLISM: SHAVED HEADS IN BURMA HIT THE STREETS AGAIN

  • (oct 6), free burma day action for bloggers (oct 4), US Campaign for Burma

    WN.com - Articles related to China re-engages Myanmar ally

  • "WHO WILL DESTROY AGAIN BURMA" Burma is really beautiful and not same as other Asian Countries nature.

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  • In public remarks in the showcase capital Naypyidaw, Clinton only employed the term Burma but said it sparingly, generally saying simply, "this country."

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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