HyperDic: sri_lanka

English > 1 sense of the expression Sri Lanka:
NOUNlocationSri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Ceylona republic on the island of Ceylon
English > Sri Lanka: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948.
SynonymsDemocratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Ceylon
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
MembersSinhalese, SinghaleseA native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
Sri LankanA native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
PartsAdam's Peak, SamanalaA mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)
Colombo, capital of Sri LankaThe capital and largest city of Sri Lanka
Eelam, Tamil EelamThe independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
KandyA city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon
Region ofHinduism, HindooismThe religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil MovementA terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students
SpanishCeilán, Ceylon, República Democrática Socialista de Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri
CatalanCeilan, Sri Lanka, Sri
AdjectivesSri Lankanof or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture

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