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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native or natives of Ceylon descended from its primitive inhabitants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the island of Ceylon, or to its principal native race. See Ceylonese.
  • n. singular and plural A member or members of the principal native race of Ceylon; the primitive races of Ceylon collectively.
  • n. The language of the people of Ceylon.
  • n. Also Sinhalese.


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