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Bur·ma

 (bûr′mə)
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Burma

(ˈbɜːmə)
n
(Placename) the former official name (until 1989, though still widely used) of Myanmar
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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.
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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
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Translations
Barma
Burma
Burma
Burma
ビルマ
버마
BurmaMijanmarБурмаМијанмар
Burma
ประเทศพม่า
nước Myanmar

Burma

[ˈbɜːmə] NBirmania f
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Burma

[ˈbɜːrmə] nBirmanie f
see also Myanmar
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Burma

nBirma nt, → Burma nt
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Burma

[ˈbɜːmə] nBirmania
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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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SANDHEADS LIGHT -Green triple vertical marks new private landing-stage for Bay and Burma traffic only.
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.
There is one ruby of Burma, of two ruttees, without a flaw, and there is a balas-ruby, flawed, of two ruttees.
The 'Cultural Revolution' which began in China in 1966 began to slowly manifest itself within Burma's Chinese community.
Having not seen the Burma Star Rose Garden in Duthie Park's David Welch Winter Garden for several years, Alex, who turns 95 this month, visited on Tuesday with his family, some of whom had travelled from Kuala Lumpur, to see it in bloom.
"I am deeply concerned by the plans to begin repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Burma (Mayanmar) in the coming days.
In 1953, China and Burma had taken a step forward in terms of the economy, trade, and personnel exchanges.
In a decision published on Thursday, the judges asked Burma to reply by 27 July to the request made in April that the ICC should exercise jurisdiction over the alleged crimes.
Many Rohingya want to return eventually to their villages in Burma, Unicef deputy executive director Justin Forsyth said during a visit to the immense Kutupalong refugee camp.
New York [United States], Dec.12 ( ANI ): An agreement by Bangladesh and Burma to begin returning Rohingya refugees to Burma by January 23, 2018, creates an impossible timetable for safe and voluntary returns and should be shelved, Human Rights Watch today said in a letter to both governments.
Burma announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home.