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  1. Gulf of, an inlet of the Bay of Bengal, in Burma.
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Examples from the Web for martaban

Historical Examples

  • Leaving a garrison at Martaban, we proceeded to Rangoon, which had not given in.

    The Three Commanders

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Stanley went down with the rest to Martaban, and his uncle sailed for Chittagong.

    On the Irrawaddy

    G. A. Henty

  • Mastic, Japan lacquer, and Martaban varnish are some of their products.

  • A similar tree is found in great abundance and perfection at Martaban.

  • Higher up is Prome; while there is another place, Martaban, on the shore of the gulf of that name.

    The Three Commanders

    W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for martaban


  1. Gulf of Martaban an inlet of the Bay of Bengal in Myanmar
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