Definition of Anglo-Burman

1 : a minority ethnic group in Burma deriving from intermarriage between British and Burmese
2 : a member of the Anglo-Burman group

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First Known Use of Anglo-Burman

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Anglo-Burman

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“Anglo-Burman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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