Anuradhapura

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A·nu·ra·dha·pur·a

 (ŭn′ə-rä′də-po͝or′ə, ə-no͝or′ə-)
A town of north-central Sri Lanka north-northeast of Colombo. The ancient capital of Sinhalese kings of Ceylon, it has extensive ruins and is a Buddhist pilgrimage center.
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Anuradhapura

(əˈnʊərədəˌpʊərə; ˌʌnʊˈrɑːdə-)
n
(Placename) a town in Sri Lanka: ancient capital of Ceylon; site of the sacred bo tree and place of pilgrimage for Buddhists. Pop: 53 151 (2001)
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A•nu•ra•dha•pu•ra

(əˈnʊər ə dəˈpʊər ə, ˌʌn ʊˈrɑ də-)

n.
a city in N central Sri Lanka: ruins of ancient Buddhist temples. 30,000.
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