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Myanmar or Myanma (ˈmaɪænmɑː Pronunciation for ˈmjænmɑː Pronunciation for )



  1. a republic in SE Asia, on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea: unified from small states in 1752; annexed by Britain (1823–85) and made a province of India in 1886; became independent in 1948. It is generally mountainous, with the basins of the Chindwin and Irrawaddy Rivers in the central part and the Irrawaddy delta in the south. Official language: Burmese. Religion: Buddhist majority. Currency: kyat. Capital: Yangon. Pop: 55 167 330 (2013 est). Area: 676 577 sq km (261 228 sq miles) Official full name: the Union of Myanmar Former official name (until 1989, though still widely used): Burma

Translations for 'Myanmar'

  • British English: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar Myanmar is a republic in south-east Asia.ˈmaɪænmɑː; ˈmjænmɑː NOUN
  • Arabic: مَايْنْمَارPronunciation for مَايْنْمَار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: MianmarPronunciation for Mianmar
  • Chinese: 缅甸Pronunciation for 缅甸
  • Croatian: MijanmarPronunciation for Mijanmar
  • Czech: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Danish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Dutch: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • European Spanish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Finnish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • French: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • German: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Greek: ΜυανμάρPronunciation for Μυανμάρ
  • Italian: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Japanese: ミャンマーPronunciation for ミャンマー
  • Korean: 미얀마Pronunciation for 미얀마
  • Norwegian: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Polish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Portuguese: MianmarPronunciation for Mianmar
  • Romanian: Myanmar
  • Russian: МьянмаPronunciation for Мьянма
  • Spanish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Swedish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Thai: ประเทศพม่าPronunciation for ประเทศพม่า
  • Turkish: MyanmarPronunciation for Myanmar
  • Ukrainian: М'янма
  • Vietnamese: nước MyanmarPronunciation for nước Myanmar

Example Sentences Including 'Myanmar'

Known for his cowboy tactics, Rehman has advocated a tough line on India and Myanmar.
India Today (2001)
Myanmar officials are denying reports by U. S. health authorities that their country also is affected.
canada.com (2004)
Several times she referred to the country as " Myanmar ", the junta's version of the state's name, rather than Burma.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The border with Thailand has reopened after a five-month spat that started when the Thai Army fired shells into the Myanmar countryside.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The name was changed from Burma to Myanmar in 1989. A non-aligned policy is followed in foreign affairs.
Thackrah, J. R. Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts
This is the world into which Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar 's Nobel Peace Prize-winning democracy activist, has reportedly been thrown.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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