Burma


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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
References in classic literature ?
SANDHEADS LIGHT -Green triple vertical marks new private landing-stage for Bay and Burma traffic only.
There is one ruby of Burma, of two ruttees, without a flaw, and there is a balas-ruby, flawed, of two ruttees.
Siam was made part of the Empire, and, in spite of all that England could do, Burma and the Malay Peninsula were overrun; while all along the long south boundary of Siberia, Russia was pressed severely by China's advancing hordes.
In Burma, although we were heartened by the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi last May, we have subsequently been disappointed by a lack of progress toward democratic change.
imports from Burma have dropped 27 percent in the past year -- a sharp reversal compared to a previous surge in imports.
Burma lies where South, Southeast, and East Asia meet; there the dominant cultures of these three subregions compete for influence.
The Burma Star is awarded to those who served in the Burma campaign
Burma continues to be a major source of opium and exporter of heroin, second only to Afghanistan.
Today the Export-Import Bank is sending a strong signal that we are committed to strengthening economic ties with Burma as the nation continues its transition," said Ex-Im Bank Board Chairman and President Fred Hochberg.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has said that it will open for business in Burma to help finance short-term and medium-term US export sales.
The United States supports a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic Burma that respects the human rights of all its peoples.
The campaign runs until 17th January 2014 and aims to raise $10,000 to help fund upcoming projects in Burma and enable the foundation to continue supporting the women of Burma.