- a breed of large long-haired cat having a light-coloured coat with dark face, tail, and legs, and white feet
variant of Burman, a Burmese cat
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"The Birman empire," said Alec, with unhesitating confidence.
And we shall yet see the Australian sweeping before him the indolence of the Birman and the Javanese.
An officer who had served in the Birman war told us many interesting details of that people.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.