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Prome

[prohm] /proʊm/
noun
1.
a city in central Burma, on the Irrawaddy River: location of several noted pagodas.
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  • It was a place of considerable size, with buildings at least equal to those at Prome.

    On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
  • On the 9th the first division, under General Campbell himself, started from Prome.

    On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
  • At present, the general hope is that, as soon as we arrive at Prome, they will give in.

    On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty
  • And then, there's the railway, and there's the new oil-country north of Prome.

    Parrot & Co.

    Harold MacGrath
  • The kings of Tagaung were succeeded by another dynasty connected with them which reigned at Prome.

  • 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
  • The British proceeded to Prome, and inflicted another crushing defeat on the remaining detachments of the Burmese army.

  • Most tourists go to Mandalay by train and return as far as Prome by boat, but the scenery is finer in the defiles above Mandalay.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • At Rangoon the track is already laid for a railroad up the country to Prome.

    From Egypt to Japan Henry M. Field

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