Union of Myanmar, country in southeastern Asia, official name of Burma (renamed Myanmar in 1989)
n : a mountainous republic in southeastern asia on the bay of bengal; "much opium is grown in myanmar" [syn: myanmar, union of burma, burma]
Burma ( ), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, commonly shortened to Myanmar ( , or ), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. One third of Burma's total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres (1,200 miles) forms an uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Burma's population of over 60 million makes it the world's 24th most populous country and, at 676,578 square kilometres (261,227 sq mi), it is the world's 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia.
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1. a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
(synonym) Union of Burma, Burma
(hypernym) Asian country, Asian nation
(member-holonym) Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN
(part-holonym) Indochina, Indochinese peninsula
(part-meronym) Yangon, Rangoon
(class) dacoity, dakoity
Country Code -95
MM (ISO 3166),
MMR (ISO 3166),
BM (FIPS 10-4)
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