Hongsawaddy


Hongsawaddy
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Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Hanthawaddy —    (Hongsawaddy)    The most important citystate established by the Mons, ca. 825 CE, and now known as Pegu (Bago), on the river of the same name. According to legend, Gotama Buddha on his travels in the area saw two Brahminy ducks (hongsa in the …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)