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  1. Lankanoun

    Sri Lanka

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  1. Lanka

    Lanka (, Hindustani: [ˈləŋkaː]) is the name given in Hindu epics to the island fortress capital of the legendary asura king Ravana in the epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The fortress was situated on a plateau between three mountain peaks known as the Trikuta Mountains. The ancient city of Lankapura is said to have been burnt down by Hanuman. After its king, Ravana was killed by Rama with the help of Ravana's brother Vibhishana, the latter was crowned king of Lankapura. His descendants were said to still rule the kingdom during the period of the Pandavas. According to the Mahabharata, the Pandava Sahadeva visited this kingdom during his southern military campaign for the rajasuya of Yudhishthira.

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  1. Lanka

    Lanka is a general term commonly used to refer to the island nation of Sri Lanka, located in the Indian Ocean. It is an island country located in South Asia, southeast of the Indian subcontinent. Lanka has a rich history, diverse culture, and is known for its scenic beauty, ancient temples, and tea plantations.

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  1. Lanka

    Lanka is the name given in Hindu mythology to the island fortress capital of the legendary king Ravana in the great Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The fortress was situated on a plateau between three mountain peaks known as the Trikuta Mountains. The ancient City of Lankapura is thought to have been burnt down by Lord Hanuman. After the King Ravana was killed by Lord Rama with the help of the former's brother Vibhishana, Vibhishana was crowned King of Lankapura by Lord Rama after which he ruled the kingdom. The mythological Lankapuri is identified today as Sri Lanka. His descendants ruled the kingdom even during the period of the Pandavas. According to the epic, the Mahabharata, the Pandava Sahadeva had visited this kingdom during his southern military campaign for the Rajasuya sacrifice of Pandava king Yudhisthira.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lanka

    name given to Ceylon in the Hindu mythology.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LANKA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lanka is ranked #45959 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lanka surname appeared 464 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lanka.

    56.6% or 263 total occurrences were Asian.
    41.3% or 192 total occurrences were White.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lanka in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lanka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Lanka in a Sentence

  1. Rohan Gunaratna:

    Sri Lanka must not take this Christian interreligious harmony for granted, the danger is that the Christian patience could break if there are more attacks, and that is what the terrorists want.

  2. Narendra Modi:

    In our neighboring Sri Lanka, terrorists have played a bloody game. They killed innocent people.

  3. Kenneth Feld:

    We bring things to you that you normally can't see, most people can't afford to go to Sri Lanka.

  4. Sri Lanka:

    Deportation mean(s) they (won't) let us go alone, they hand (us) over to an immigration department in Sri Lanka, we don't know after that...maybe we disappear.

  5. Manik Narain:

    If you're sitting in Sri Lanka at the moment and you're seeing the government is under pressure, you want to get your money out.

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