Burma Road

  1. a road extending from Lashio, Myanmar (Burma), to Chungking, China: used during World War II to supply Allied military forces in China.

Origin of Burma Road

First recorded in 1935–40

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Burma Road

  1. the route extending from Lashio in Burma (now Myanmar) to Chongqing in China, which was used by the Allies during World War II to supply military equipment to Chiang Kai-shek's forces in China

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