ambalam

noun

am·​ba·​lam
ˈəmbələm
plural -s
: a Sri Lankan resthouse for travelers
also : a village meeting place in Sri Lanka

Word History

Etymology

Sinhalese ambalama

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambalam was in 1807

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“Ambalam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambalam. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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