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Birman

/ ˈbɜːmən /

noun

  1. a breed of large long-haired cat having a light-coloured coat with dark face, tail, and legs, and white feet


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Birman1

variant of Burman , a Burmese cat

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Example Sentences

An officer who had served in the Birman war told us many interesting details of that people.

And we shall yet see the Australian sweeping before him the indolence of the Birman and the Javanese.

"The Birman empire," said Alec, with unhesitating confidence.

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