Definitions for sri lankaˌsri ˈlɑŋ kə, ˈlæŋ kə, ˌʃri
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Sri Lan•kaˌsri ˈlɑŋ kə, ˈlæŋ kə, ˌʃri(n.)
an island republic in the Indian Ocean, S of India: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 19,144,875; 25,332 sq. mi. (65,609 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Colombo.; Formerly, Ceylon.
Sri` Lan′kan(adj.; n.)
Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Ceylon(noun)
a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
Country in South Asia. Official name: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.