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Mandalay   /mˈændəlˌeɪ/   Listen
Mandalay

noun
1.
A city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon.






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"Mandalay" Quotes from Famous Books



... graceful young girls who followed him. Round about the small group was ranged a semicircle of handsome creatures in long skirts, behind whom was another semicircle of young men in white flannels; the scene was a street in Mandalay. The red-nosed comedian began by making a joke concerning his mother-in-law, and another concerning mendacious statements to his wife to explain his nocturnal absences from home, and another concerning ...
— The Roll-Call • Arnold Bennett

... paid reverence to some of the nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine pagodas of Pagan—the outcast slaves of which city seemed a strange contrast to its otherwise absolute desertion—we continued our journey by steamer as far as Mandalay. Having endured the doubtful pleasure of a jaunt in a seatless, jolting bullock-carriage—the bruises from which were not easily forgotten—we eventually reached Bhamo, where Hassan entered into conversation with a hill-man. From the latter he learnt a strange story, which was later on ...
— The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 27, March 1893 - An Illustrated Monthly • Various



Words linked to "Mandalay" :   metropolis, city, Union of Burma, urban center, Myanmar, Burma



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