Ceylon

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geographical name Cey·lon \si-ˈlän, sā-\

Definition of Ceylon

  1. 1 or Arabic Serendib \ˈser-ən-ˌdib, -ˌdip\play or Latin and Greek Taprobane \tə-ˈprä-bə-(ˌ)nē\play island 270 miles (434 kilometers) long and 140 miles (225 kilometers) wide in the Indian Ocean off southern India

  2. 2 — see sri lanka

Ceylonese

play \ˌsā-lə-ˈnēz, ˌsē-, ˌse-, -ˈnēs\ adj or noun

CEYLON Defined for English Language Learners

Ceylon

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geographical name Cey·lon \si-ˈlän, sā-\

Definition of Ceylon for English Language Learners

  • : island in the Indian Ocean


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