Aung San Suu Kyi


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Aung San Suu Kyi

 (ông′ sän′ so͞o′ chē′) Born 1945.
Burmese political leader who won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize for her work promoting democracy in her country.

Aung San Suu Kyi

(ˈaʊŋ ˈsæn ˈsuː ˈtʃiː)
n
(Biography) born 1945, Burmese politician; cofounder (1988) and general secretary (1988–91; 1995– ) of the National League for Democracy: Nobel peace prize 1991; released (2010) from a lengthy house arrest; elected to the Burmese House of Representatives in 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi

(ˈaʊŋ ˈsɑn ˈsu ˈki)
n.
born 1945, Burmese opposition leader: Nobel peace prize 1990.
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