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Meaning & History

From Burmese မြန်မာ (Myanma), the name of the main Burmese ethnic group (also called the Bamar), which is of unknown origin. This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia. It was formerly called Burma, derived from a variant of this term.
VariantsBurma(English) Birmania(Spanish) Birmania(Italian) Birmânia, Mianmá, Mianmar(Portuguese) Birma(German) Birmanie(French)
Other Languages & CulturesMiyanmar(Bengali) Myanma, Bama(Burmese) Miandian(Chinese) Miyanma, Pama(Thai)
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