Sri Lanka

geographical name Sri Lan·ka \ (ˌ)srē-ˈläŋ-kə , (ˌ)shrē- , -ˈlaŋ- \
variants: or formerly Ceylon play \si-ˈlän, sā-\

Definition of Sri Lanka

country in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India; coextensive with the island of Ceylon; capital Colombo area 25,332 square miles (65,863 square kilometers), population 20,300,000
Note: Sri Lanka is an independent republic in the Commonwealth of Nations.

Sri Lankan

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


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