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 English army had left Rangoon, and were advancing towards Prome, when these severe measures were taken with the prisoners.Fox's Book of Martyrs | John Foxe
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.
Maha Nemiow had moved directly upon Prome; advancing slowly, and constantly stockading himself.
The centre had also advanced; and was now fortifying some heights above the river five miles away, within sight of Prome.