from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Myanmar (Burma) on the Irrawaddy River north of Yangon. Capital of the kingdom of Burma from 1860 to 1885, when it was annexed by the British, it was heavily damaged in World War II. Population: 1,200,000.
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- proper n. A city in central Burma (Myanmar)
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- n. a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon
Mandalay is a word most Westerners recall from having read Kipling a hundred years ago.
The only market in Mandalay is the Zegyo Bazaar, designed and built in 1903 by an Italian, Count Caldrari (who was also the first secretary of the Mandalay Municipality).
Mandalay is the capital city of Mandalay Division, and is the 2nd largest city in Myanmar.
Just as my partner and I immediately donned, on arrival in Mandalay, the Burmese longyi, the wrapped and folded cloth kilt or skirt that Burmese men and women wear.
Mandalay is tosh, but it is enjoyable tosh, and nine-tenths of the pleasure is definitely Kay [Francis].
While the chronology is vague - the account seems to have been put together from a number of visits made over a period of several years - the geography is exact, following the route marked by Orwell's postings in Mandalay, the southern Delta, the capital Rangoon, Moulmein and finally Katha, which
Mandalay is also developing a miniseries based on one of the author's most recent works of fiction, Sole Survivor, scheduled at this time for a
It was chance alone that was responsible for Rajkumar's presence in Mandalay that November morning.
During three childhood years (between the ages of 3 and 6) I was in Mandalay in Burma, where my father was a visiting professor.
Those who knew the author in Mandalay in 19231 were completely unable to understand why a young, healthy and apparently happy man should give himself up to such a debilitating and — in a European — unusual vice, and on this point the book throws no further light.
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