Pegu


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Pegu

(pɛˈɡuː)
n
(Placename) a city in S Myanmar: capital of a united Burma (16th century). Pop: 307 000 (2005 est)
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We covered the retreat of British forces in Burma as Japan threatened to advance within 100 miles of Pegu, a vital spot on the Allies' supply line.
1852 - British forces annex Pegu, lower Burma, now Myanmar.
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.
Peregrinacao de Fernao Mendes Pinto e Itinerario de Antonio Tenreiro, Tratado das Cousas da China, Conquista do Reino de Pegu.
Meanwhile, Anuradha Pegu presented elegant cream coloured saris and metallic blouses made from Assam muga and eri silk, and Suket Dhir showcased sportychic looks with his trademark ombre and bomber jackets through ikat and kasuti embroidery on digi- printed and handmade cashmere wool.
Pegu (Burma or Myanmar) North of the previous flag on the eastern edge of the map.
375) political rhetoric in the mid-eighteenth century, Jacques Leider examines the exchange of letters between two warring rulers of Burma and Pegu.
92) Several seventeenth century visitors to the southern Burmese kingdoms of Arakan and Pegu had described the local custom of offering guests women for their amusement and comfort.
2001) Human--Ovine Comparative Sequencing of a 250-kb Imprinted Domain Encompassing the Callipyge (clpg) Locus and Identification of Six Imprinted Transcripts: DLK1, DAT, GTL2, PEGU, antiPEGll, and MEG8.
At the outskirts of this region Burmans are mixed with populations of the minority groups--Mon in Tenasserim, Karen in the south (Irrawady and Pegu districts), and Shan in the northeast--before reaching the respective minority heartlands situated at the borderlands of the country.
Nor has citizenship protected those thousands of Muslims currently subjected to a vicious wave of anti- Muslim violence across Myanmar - in Meiktila, Yamethin and in the Pegu townships of Zigon and Nattalin.