[ bur-muh n ]
/ ˈbɜr mən /

noun, plural Bur·mans.

a member of the dominant ethnic group of Burma, living mainly in the lowlands of the Irrawaddy and Chindwin River drainages and the S panhandle.


of or relating to the Burmans as an ethnic group.

Origin of Burman

First recorded in 1790–1800; Burm(a) + -an
Related formspro-Bur·man, adjective
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