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burmans


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burman  \Bur"man\,  n.;  pl  {Burmans}.  [``The  softened  modern 
  M'yan-ma,  M'yan-ma  [native  name]  is  the  source  of  the 
  European  corruption  Burma.''  --Balfour.],  (Ethnol.) 
  A  member  of  the  Burman  family,  one  of  the  four  great  families 
  Burmah;  also  sometimes  any  inhabitant  of  Burmah;  a  Burmese. 
  --  a.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Burmans  or  to  Burmah.