Pronunciation: (bûr'mun),[key] —n., —pl.-mans, —adj. 1. a member of the dominant ethnic group of Burma, living mainly in the lowlands of the Irrawaddy and Chindwin River drainages and the S panhandle.
2. Burmese (def.1).
—adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Burmans as an ethnic group.
2. Burmese (def.4).