[mohl-meyn, mawl-]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for maulmain

Historical Examples of maulmain

  • But after their removal to Maulmain, she was restored to comparative health.

  • Maulmain was then a new city that had suddenly sprung into existence within the territory ceded to the British.

    Woman: Man's Equal

    Thomas Webster

  • In Maulmain there is a prison, which holds over a thousand prisoners, many of whom have been guilty of the worst crimes.

    From Egypt to Japan

    Henry M. Field

  • In the timber yards both at Rangoon and at Maulmain, all the heavy work of drawing and piling the logs is done by them.

    From Egypt to Japan

    Henry M. Field

  • The white and black one is far the most common; it feeds apparently, in flocks: the Maulmain one is the least common.

British Dictionary definitions for maulmain



a variant spelling of Moulmein
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