Myanmar definition by Webster's New World
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country in SE Asia, on the Indochinese peninsula: modern state founded in 18th cent.; under British control from 1885 to 1948: 261,228 sq mi (676,578 sq km); pop. 35,314,000; cap. Yangon: officially, a federation of states called
Myanmar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A country of southeast Asia on the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Site of ancient Mon and Burman kingdoms, Burma was a province of British India from 1886 to 1937 and a separate crown colony from 1937 to 1948, when it gained its independence. The civilian government was overthrown by a military coup in 1962 and again in 1988. The country was officially renamed Myanmar in 1989. Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is the capital and the largest city. Population: 47,400,000.
Myanmar - Cultural Definition
The official name for Burma since 1989.