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Moulmein

[mool-meyn, mohl-] /mulˈmeɪn, moʊl-/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Burma at the mouth of the Salween River.
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  • "It was not so with you in Moulmein," she said, her silvery voice lowered caressingly.

    The Yellow Claw Sax Rohmer
  • Kirke had hurried away from Moulmein as fast as he could walk.

  • Strictly in confidence I will tell you that Moulmein is not a city of this earth at all.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • She laughed—even as did the Burmese girl in the old Pagoda at Moulmein.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Also a port of Burmah, 31 miles south of Moulmein, a health resort of Europeans.

  • Visitors are rare in Moulmein—so rare that few but cargo-boats think it worth their while to come off from the shore.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Now we are lying off Moulmein in a new steamer which does not seem to run anywhere in particular.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Why she should go to Moulmein is a mystery; but as every soul on the ship is a loafer like myself, no one is discontented.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • The ticca-gharies at Moulmein are three sizes smaller than those of Rangoon, as the ponies are no bigger than decent sheep.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • Only the fact of the steamer starting next noon prevented me from staying at Moulmein forever and owning a pair of elephants.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for Moulmein

Moulmein

/maʊlˈmeɪn/
noun
1.
a port in S Myanmar, near the mouth of the Salween River: exports teak and rice. Pop: 390 000 (2005 est)
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