from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly Ran·goon (răn-go͞onˈ, răng-)Yangon The capital and largest city of Myanmar (Burma), in the southern part of the country in the Irrawaddy River delta. It became the capital of Burmese kings after the 1750s. Population: 4,470,000.
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- proper n. The largest city and former capital of Myanmar (Burma). Formerly known as Rangoon. The administrative capital has been moved to Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta
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