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Pronunciation: /pɛˈɡuː/
A city and river port of southern Burma (Myanmar), on the Pegu River north-east of Rangoon; population 200,900 (est. 2004). Founded in 825 as the capital of the Mon kingdom, it is a centre of Buddhist culture.

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