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Sri Lanka

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geographical name Sri Lan·ka \(ˌ)srē-ˈläŋ-kə, (ˌ)shrē-, -ˈlaŋ-\

Definition of Sri Lanka

  1. country coextensive with island of Ceylon; an independent republic in the Commonwealth of Nations ∗ Colombo area 25,332 square miles (65,863 square kilometers), pop 17,829,500

Sri Lankan play \-ˈläŋ-kən, -ˈlaŋ-\ adjective or noun


Variants of sri lanka

or formerly Ceylon play \si-ˈlän, sā-\


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