former name of .
the former official name (until 1989, but still widely used) of Yangon
/ˌræŋɡɪˈɔːrə; ˌræŋɪ-/ noun 1. an evergreen shrub or small tree, Brachyglottis repanda, of New Zealand, having large ovate leaves and small greenish-white flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
noun 1. a U.S. military organization consisting of one Marine division and four Army divisions, established in 1979 to respond quickly to any distant threat to national interests.
- Rapid deployment
adjective pertaining to a military unit set to immediately go to a scene Examples The television show “The Unit” features a rapid deployment team. Word Origin 1967
[rap-id] /ˈræp ɪd/ adjective, sometimes, rapider, rapidest. 1. occurring within a short time; happening speedily: rapid growth. 2. moving or acting with great speed; swift: a rapid worker. 3. characterized by speed: rapid motion. noun 4. Usually, rapids. a part of a river where the current runs very swiftly. /ˈræpɪd/ adjective 1. (of an action […]