Yangon

[ yang-gon, ‐gawn ]
/ yæŋˈgɒn, ‐ˈgɔn /

noun

the capital of Burma (Myanmar), in the southern part.

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Yangon
/ (jæŋˈɡɒn) /

noun

the largest city and chief port of Myanmar (Burma): officially superseded as capital in 2006 by Nay Pyi Taw (Naypyidaw), though still retaining some of the functions of government; an industrial city and transport centre; dominated by the gold-covered Shwe Dagon pagoda, 112 m (368 ft) high. Pop: 4 082 000 (2005 est)Former name (official until 1989, still widely used in English): Rangoon
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