- a road extending from Lashio, Burma, to Chungking, China: used during World War II to supply Allied military forces in China.
Origin of Burma Road
First recorded in 1935–40
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- the route extending from Lashio in Burma (now Myanmar) to Chongqing in China, which was used by the Allies during World War II to supply military equipment to Chiang Kai-shek's forces in China
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