Prome

[ prohm ]

noun
  1. a city in central Myanmar (Burma), on the Irrawaddy River: location of several noted pagodas.

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How to use Prome in a sentence

  • Burma is now Myanmar, Rangoon is Yangon, Prome is Pyay and Pegu is Bago.

    The Good Old Travel Guide Days | Tony Wheeler | August 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The English army had left Rangoon, and were advancing towards Prome, when these severe measures were taken with the prisoners.

  • One Lugalgyi, a well-known Bo, was arrested in Prome before the end of the year.

    The Pacification of Burma | Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
  • It was fortunate that Stanley had, before starting from Prome, drawn some twenty pounds' worth of silver from the paymaster.

    On the Irrawaddy | G. A. Henty
  • Maha Nemiow had moved directly upon Prome; advancing slowly, and constantly stockading himself.

    On the Irrawaddy | G. A. Henty
  • The centre had also advanced; and was now fortifying some heights above the river five miles away, within sight of Prome.

    On the Irrawaddy | G. A. Henty