What does sri lanka mean?

Definitions for sri lankaˌsri ˈlɑŋ kə, ˈlæŋ kə, ˌʃri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. Sri Lanka(ProperNoun)

    Country in South Asia. Official name: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.


  1. Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest. Sri Lanka has a documented history that spans over 3000 years. Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road through to World War II. Sri Lanka is a diverse country home to many religions, ethnicities and languages. It is the land of the Sinhalese, Sri Lankan Tamils, Moors, Indian Tamils, Burghers, Malays, Kaffirs and the aboriginal Vedda. Sri Lanka has a rich Buddhist heritage, and the first known Buddhist writings were composed on the island. The country's recent history has been marred by a thirty-year civil war which decisively but controversially ended in a military victory in 2009. Sri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a presidential system. The capital, Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte, is a suburb of the largest city, Colombo. An important producer of tea, coffee, gemstones, coconuts, rubber and the native cinnamon, Sri Lanka has been called The tear drop of India because of its shape and location and is known as "The Pearl of the Indian Ocean" because of its natural beauty. It is also known as "The nation of smiling people". The island contains tropical forests, and diverse landscapes with high biodiversity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sri lanka in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sri lanka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Duane Silverstein:

    This project, if it happens, is most definitely inspired by the success (in) Sri Lanka.

  2. Minister Yapa:

    All over Sri Lanka we are facing a situation where we just cannot distribute land ad-hoc.

  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. Kenneth Feld:

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

  5. Leading British lawmakers:

    The government should be ready to consider all possible options, including sanctions, to convince Sri Lanka to allow access.

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