Moulmein


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Moulmein:

see MawlamyineMawlamyine
or Moulmein,
, city (1983 pop. 219,991), SE Myanmar, near the mouth of the Thanlwin (Salween) River; the third largest city of Myanmar and the capital of Mon State.
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Moulmein

 

a city in Burma. Capital of the Tenasserim division. Population, 190,000 (1970). Moulmein has a major railroad station. Industries include a sawmill, a rice hulling plant, ship repair facilities, and a textile factory; handicrafts are also prominent. Tin, tungsten, rubber, rice, and teak, and other timber products are exported. Moulmein is a fishing port on the Gulf of Martaban in the Andaman Sea.

Moulmein

, Maulmain
a port in S Myanmar, near the mouth of the Salween River: exports teak and rice. Pop.: 390 000 (2005 est.)
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109) As we have seen earlier, as in other Indian Ocean cities such as Bombay, the catalytic effect of missionary printing in Moulmein and Rangoon had since the 1870s led a range of non-Christian print entrepreneurs to adapt the new technology to their own purposes.
Edith Piness, Moulmein to Mandalay (Unpublished thesis, 1977), 19.
Moulmein was the place where Orwell's mother was born and her family--the Limouzins--had lived.
Despite the development of a few cities--Rangoon (with four million people), Mandalay (800,000), and Moulmein (300,000)--about 70 percent of Burma's population still lives in small, rural towns and villages.
On March 6, 50 KNU rebels with heavy weapons attacked a military outpost at Wekalay, a village 120 kilometers from the southern province of Moulmein, killing three Myanmar soldiers and burning road construction equipment.
As everybody has noticed, there is no part of Burma from which the "dawn comes up like thunder out of China `crost the bay"--certainly not Moulmein, which is on the east coast of the Martaban Gulf.
I was 19 years old and a student at Moulmein University in Burma when the student democratic uprising happened in September 1988.
In 1834 Judson married the widow Sarah Boardman and moved permanently to Moulmein.
Tan, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Moulmein Road, Singapore 1130
As Eric Blair describes his job as District Officer in Moulmein in Southern Burma in the early 1920s, he was "both policeman and magistrate, interrogator and judge, for nearly one hundred thousand Burmese, Indians, and Chinese, and a few hundred Europeans" (p.
For example, a high-quality asphalt road suddenly appears between Moulmein and Thanbyuzayat, and on to Tavoy Is it cynical to conclude, as some have done, that this and other engineering ventures are there more for emergency use by the army rather than to spur rural economic development?
Chee, TB Control Unit, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 144 Moulmein Rd, Singapore 308089; email: cynthia_chee@ttsh.