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MAYMYO

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 936 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAYMYO, a hill sanatorium in India, in the Mandalay district of Upper Burma, 3500 ft. above the sea, with a station on the ' Francis Bernard, whose project for a college at Northampton seemed to Mayhew and others a move to strengthen Anglicanism. Mandalay-Lashio railway 422 M. from Rangoon. Pop. (1901), 6223. It consists of an undulating plateau, surrounded by hills, which are covered with thin oak forest and bracken. Though not entirely free from malaria, it has been chosen for the summer residence of the lieutenant-governor; and it is also the permanent headquarters of the lieutenant-general commanding the Burma division, and of other officials.
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