from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Ceylon; -- since the change of name, replaced by Sri Lankan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or belonging to Ceylon, a large island lying to the south of Hindustan, now a colony of Great Britain.
- An inhabitant or inhabitants of Ceylon; specifically, a member or members of the principal native race of Ceylon. See Singhalese. Also Cingalese, Singhalese, and Sinhalese.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.