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  • The largest city of Myanmar (Burma), in the southern part of the country in the Irrawaddy River delta. It was the capital of Burmese kings from the 1750s to the 1850s and served as the national capital again from 1948 to 2006.

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

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Examples

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • YANGON (Reuters) - At least 24 people were killed and many wounded in three explosions at a new year Myanmar capital of Yangon on Thursday, ... political suicide and a crippled half-life as a legal party, Myanmar's main opposition force last week, unlike Hamlet, reached for the bare bodkin.

    WN.com - Photown News

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