Definitions

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  • n. A person from Sri Lanka or of Sri Lankan descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan people or the Sri Lankan language.

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  • adj. of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka

Etymologies

Sri Lanka +‎ -an (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Secretary Clinton called Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa to express the United States 'deep concern over the deteriorating conditions and increasing loss of life occurring in the Government of Sri Lanka-designated' safe zone 'in northern Sri Lanka," Gordon Duguid, acting deputy spokesman, said in the statement.

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  • Sri Lanka Secretary Clinton On March 13, Secretary Clinton called Sri Lankan President

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  • Spokesman Humanitarian Situation in Sri Lanka Secretary Clinton On March 13, Secretary Clinton called Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa to express the United States 'deep concern over the deteriorating conditions and increasing loss of life occurring in the Government of Sri

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  • There are many atrocities going on in the IDPs camps in Sri Lanka, and these kind of Sri Lankan state terrorism conduct is the main reason the Tamils started to support a rebel force within them.

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  • The photographs that were put here by "Sri Lankan" are those of innocent Tamil civilians killed by Sri Lanka armed forces in Eelam.

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  • International influences—Turkish, Israeli, Lebanese, Malaysian, Sri Lankan—ran through them like a subtle layer of heat in a dish.

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  • Kodikara/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A man ran for cover as Sri Lankan riot police fired a water canon at demonstrators in Colombo Wednesday.

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  • The bright lights and restaurant hawkers of the East Village's Curry Row tend to overshadow Sigiri, the lone Sri Lankan restaurant among the many Indian eateries.

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  • The flight, which will depart on Thursday afternoon from an as yet undisclosed British airport, is expected to go ahead despite new evidence of recent alleged mistreatment by Sri Lankan security services.

    Deported Tamils 'face torture' on return to Sri Lanka

  • However, the agency is also circulating a report which quotes senior Sri Lankan intelligence officials as saying Tamil detainees are inflicting wounds upon themselves in order to create scars that will support later asylum claims.

    Deported Tamils 'face torture' on return to Sri Lanka

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