Burman

Burman

[bur-muhn]
noun, plural Burmans.
1.
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.
2.
Burmese ( def 1 ).
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the Burmans as an ethnic group.
4.
Burmese ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1790–1800; Burm(a) + -an

pro-Burman, adjective
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