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 (măn′dl-ā′, măn′dl-ā′)
A city of central Myanmar (Burma) on the Irrawaddy River north of Yangon. Capital of the kingdom of Burma from 1860 to 1885, when it was annexed by the British, it was heavily damaged in World War II.


(Placename) a city in central Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy River: the second largest city in the country and former capital of Burma and of Upper Burma; Buddhist religious centre. Pop: 927 000 (2005 est)


(ˈmæn dlˌeɪ, ˌmæn dlˈeɪ)

a city in central Burma, on the Irrawaddy River. 532,985.
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Noun1.Mandalay - a city in central Myanmar to the north of RangoonMandalay - a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon
Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
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