a republic in SE Asia, on the Bay of Bengal. 261,789 sq. mi. (678,034 sq. km). Capital: Yangon. Contemporary Examples Hillary Clinton Visits Burma Amidst Burmese Spring Ron Gluckman December 1, 2011 The Good Old Travel Guide Days Tony Wheeler August 2, 2013 The Good Old Travel Guide Days Tony Wheeler August 2, 2013 Burma’s […]
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a road extending from Lashio, Burma, to Chungking, China: used during World War II to supply Allied military forces in China. noun the route extending from Lashio in Burma (now Myanmar) to Chongqing in China, which was used by the Allies during World War II to supply military equipment to Chiang Kai-shek’s forces in China
a native or inhabitant of Burma. Burman (def 1). the Tibeto-Burman language of the Burman ethnic group: the official language of Burma. of or relating to Burma, its inhabitants, or the language Burmese. Burman (def 3). Contemporary Examples Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Test After Burma Election Triumph Peter Popham April 1, 2012 Myanmar’s Free […]