Definitions

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

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  • proper noun A city in central Burma (Myanmar)

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  • noun a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon

Etymologies

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Burmese မန္တလေး (mandăle:)

Examples

  • Mandalay is a word most Westerners recall from having read Kipling a hundred years ago.

    A Letter from Alice Walker to Aung San Suu Kyi

  • Mandalay is a word most Westerners recall from having read Kipling a hundred years ago.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • 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).

    Burma

  • 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).

    Burma

  • Mandalay is the capital city of Mandalay Division, and is the 2nd largest city in Myanmar.

    Global Voices in English » Myanmar: 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Mandalay City

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • 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.

    A Letter from Alice Walker to Aung San Suu Kyi

  • Mandalay is tosh, but it is enjoyable tosh, and nine-tenths of the pleasure is definitely Kay [Francis].

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 12/18.

  • 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

    Review of Emma Larkin's "Secret Histories: Finding George Orwell in a Burmese Teashop"

  • 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

    Dean Koontz biography

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