from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the earliest people of Sri Lanka, originally forest-dwelling hunters but now almost completely assimilated into the modern Sinhalese population.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The language of the Veddas.
- n. One of an indigenous people of Sri Lanka.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of an aboriginal people in Ceylon, classed as of Dravidian stock.
The wavy-to curly-haired Australian race includes the Jungle Tribes of the Deccan, the Vedda of Ceylon, the
"I feel confident that we'll be able to bring them into the family of GLBT-supportive businesses," Vedda said.
Vedda said Chamber officials, who've already met once with Omni Hotels representatives, look forward to working with the company on issues including its employment practices.