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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sri Lan•kaˌsri ˈlɑŋ kə, ˈlæŋ kə, ˌʃri(n.)

  1. 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.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sri Lankan(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka

  2. Sri Lankan, Ceylonese(adj)

    of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture

    "Sri Lankan beaches"; "Sri Lankan forces fighting the Sinhalese rebels"


  1. Sri Lankan(Noun)

    A person from Sri Lanka or of Sri Lankan descent.

  2. Sri Lankan(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan people or the Sri Lankan language.


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