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  • See Yangon.

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  • proper n. Yangon, which was the capital of Burma or Myanmar before Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw was made the capital.

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

Etymologies

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From the pronunciation of ရန်ကုန် in the Rakhine dialect of Burmese.

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