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Burman

[bur-muh n] /ˈbɜr mən/
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
1790-1800; Burm(a) + -an
Related forms
pro-Burman, adjective
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Burmese

/bɜːˈmiːz/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Burma (Myanmar), its people, or their language
noun (pl) -mese
2.
a native or inhabitant of Burma (Myanmar)
3.
the official language of Burma (Myanmar), belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
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