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[mool-meyn, mohl-]
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  1. a seaport in S Burma at the mouth of the Salween River.
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Historical Examples

  • "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.

British Dictionary definitions for moulmein



  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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