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(mär′tə-băn′, -bän′), Gulf of
An arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar (Burma).


(Placename) Gulf of Martaban an inlet of the Bay of Bengal in Myanmar


(ˌmɑr təˈbɑn)

Gulf of, an inlet of the Bay of Bengal, in Burma.
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Stage 2is to be developed between the Dalla Township and the Gulf of Martaban and will include power supply and distribution, natural gas supply and distribution, cyber connectivity, public transport, waste management, and a convention and exhibition center.
And there are no islands in the Gulf of Martaban facing the mouth of river.
Shin Mokti pagoda is located in the southwest part of a little-explored site where objects dating from the tenth to thirteenth century CE show that it was not simply on the periphery of Bagan but--like the ports at Dawei, Mawlamyine (Martaban) and Tanintharyi (Tenasserim)--at least for some short periods, maintained independent kings, courts, traditions of sovereignty and localism (Lieberman 2003, p.
Originating 4,000 metres above sea level on the Tibetan plateau in the Himalayas, the river crosses three countries before emptying into the Andaman Sea in the Gulf of Martaban, Myanmar.
Fishermen came across the rusted and empty vessel, bearing the name "Sam Rataulangi PB 1600", drifting in the Gulf of Martaban, about 11 kilometers (seven miles) off the coast of Myanmar's commercial capital.
and the third flows through Martaban. (quoted in Suarez 1999, 152).
Moreover, the Martaban jar is a story of exhaustion and existential angst.
There is mention of stoves, furnaces and cauldrons, and even the different types of jars: a large Martaban with a lid for oil, dozens of earthenware jars made in San Pedro Macati, four Chinese jars, two large earthenware jars - one in red, the other in blue.
Many, if not most, of the transactions in this spice were not handled by the Europeans, but (as the Portuguese medic Garcia da Orta had already observed) were being exported to China, Martaban, Pegu, as well as to Arabia and the Red Sea region.
So after the outbreak of anti-Muslim riots in Martaban, Moulmein and other towns in lower Burma, the Muslim Liberation Organisation of Burma (MLOB) was formed and became a member of Democratic Alliance of Burma calling themselves K'Nyaw Thoo, they fought shoulder to shoulder with the ethnic and the pro-democracy groups against the marauding Tatmadaw.
The vessel, which has been in service since 2000, stores production from the Petronas-operated Yetagun gas/condensate field in the Gulf of Martaban.
Later that year Borbala started working with Martaban jars on Borneo--the topic of Barbara's own doctoral research at Cornell in the 1970s, based upon the collections in the Sarawak, Sabah, and Brunei Museums; the 1986 publication of which (Pusaka: Heirloom jars of Borneo) remains the main reference work for this wondrous group of objects.