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Sinhalese

noun Sin·ha·lese \ˌsiŋ-gə-ˈlēz, ˌsin-(h)ə-, -ˈlēs\

: a member of a group of people who live in Sri Lanka

: the language of the Sinhalese people

plural Sinhalese or Singhalese

Full Definition of SINHALESE

1
:  a member of a people that inhabit Sri Lanka and form a major part of its population
2
:  the Indo-Aryan language of the Sinhalese people
Sinhalese or Sin·ghalese adjective

Variants of SINHALESE

Sin·ha·lese or Sin·gha·lese \ˌsiŋ-gə-ˈlēz, ˌsin-(h)ə-, -ˈlēs\

First Known Use of SINHALESE

1598

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