Burman



a member of the dominant ethnic group of Burma, living mainly in the lowlands of the Irrawaddy and Chindwin River drainages and the S panhandle.
Burmese (def 1).
of or relating to the Burmans as an ethnic group.
Burmese (def 4).
Historical Examples

A Civil Servant in Burma Herbert Thirkel White
On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu Sax Rohmer
On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
A Civil Servant in Burma Herbert Thirkel White
On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
The Pacification of Burma Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
The Soul of a People H. Fielding
Jack Haydon’s Quest John Finnemore
The Soul of a People H. Fielding

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