- former name of Yangon.
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Examples from the Web for rangoon
But Than Dar ignored them, intent on a traditional Buddhist funeral for her husband in Rangoon.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives
November 11, 2014
Burma is now Myanmar, Rangoon is Yangon, Prome is Pyay and Pegu is Bago.The Good Old Travel Guide Days
August 3, 2013
Obama announced the reestablishment of the U.S. AID mission in Rangoon.
Signaled its acceptance of the United Nations human-rights office in Rangoon.
Then she flew to Rangoon to cover the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from 15 years of house arrest.A Foot in Two Worlds: Holly Williams on Reporting—and Parenting—in War Zones
October 8, 2012
We were both at the mission-school in Rangoon, and we were married there, "for ever and for ever," so the padre said.The Soul of a People
Rangoon is a city of gorgeous colors and varied human types.
The elephants of Rangoon are as fascinating as the camels of Peking.
Hicksey said he couldn't oblige him on the spot, but had to send him to Rangoon.Soldiers Three, Part II.
However, my gun is in Rangoon, and I will leave it there, and hang on to my pencil!From Edinburgh to India & Burmah
William G. Burn Murdoch
- the former official name (until 1989, but still widely used) of Yangon
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