ceylonese definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding Ceylon; -- since the modification of title, changed by Sri Lankan.
    • of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or tradition
    • Of or related to Ceylon; -- considering that the change of name, changed by Sri Lankan.
    • of or associated with Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or tradition
  • others:
    • Of or belonging to Ceylon, a big island lying to the south of Hindustan, today a colony of Great Britain.
    • An inhabitant or residents of Ceylon; specifically, a part or people in the principal indigenous competition of Ceylon. See Singhalese. Also Cingalese, Singhalese, and Sinhalese.
    • Of or owned by Ceylon, a big island lying south of Hindustan, now a colony of Great Britain.
    • An inhabitant or inhabitants of Ceylon; particularly, a part or people in the main native battle of Ceylon. See Singhalese. Also Cingalese, Singhalese, and Sinhalese.

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