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Bandaranaike

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biographical name Ban·da·ra·nai·ke \ˌbän-də-rə-ˈnī-ə-kə\

Definition of Bandaranaike

  1. Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias 1916–2000 prime min. of Sri Lanka (1960–65; 1970–77)




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