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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the principal, Burmese-speaking ethnic group of Myanmar.
  • adjective Of or relating to Myanmar; Burmese.
  • noun A member of the principal, Burmese-speaking ethnic group of Myanmar, especially as distinguished from the Shan, Karen, and other minority peoples.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Myanmar; a Burmese.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Burma, a British possession in Farther India.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Ethnol.) A member of the Burman family, one of the four great families Burma; also, sometimes, any inhabitant of Burma; a Burmese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to the principal, Burmese-speaking ethnic group of Myanmar.
  • adjective Of or relating to Myanmar; Burmese.
  • noun A member of the principal, Burmese-speaking ethnic group of Myanmar, especially as distinguished from the Shan, Karen, and other minority peoples.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Myanmar; a Burmese.

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