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Bur·ma

 (bûr′mə)

Burma

(ˈbɜːmə)
n
(Placename) the former official name (until 1989, though still widely used) of Myanmar

Bur•ma

(ˈbɜr mə)

n.
a republic in SE Asia, on the Bay of Bengal. 48,081,302; 261,228 sq. mi. (676,577 sq. km). Cap.: Yangon. Official name, Union of Myanmar.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of BengalBurma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
dacoity, dakoity - robbery by a gang of armed dacoits
Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan language - the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
Rangoon, Yangon - the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta
Mandalay - a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon
Indochina, Indochinese peninsula - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
Malay Peninsula - a peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar
Mekong, Mekong River - an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea
Burmese - a native or inhabitant of Myanmar
dacoit, dakoit - a member of an armed gang of robbers
Myanmar monetary unit - monetary unit in the Union of Burma
Translations
Barma
Burma
Burma
Burma
ビルマ
버마
BurmaMijanmarБурмаМијанмар
Burma
ประเทศพม่า
nước Myanmar

Burma

[ˈbɜːmə] NBirmania f

Burma

[ˈbɜːrmə] nBirmanie f
see also Myanmar

Burma

nBirma nt, → Burma nt

Burma

[ˈbɜːmə] nBirmania

Burma

بورْما Barma Burma Burma Μυανμάρ Birmania Burma Birmanie Burma Birmania ビルマ 버마 Birma Burma Birma Birmânia Бирма Burma ประเทศพม่า Burma nước Myanmar 缅甸
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