Ceylonese


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Cey·lon 1

 (sĭ-lŏn′, sā-)
Cey′lo·nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.

Cey·lon 2

 (sĭ-lŏn′, sā-)
n.
A variety of black tea grown in Sri Lanka.

Ceylonese

(ˌsɛləˈniːz; ˌsiːlə-)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Ceylon or its inhabitants
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Ceylonese - of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture; "Sri Lankan beaches"; "Sri Lankan forces fighting the Sinhalese rebels"
Translations

Ceylonese

[sɪlɒˈniːz] (Hist)
A. ADJceilanés
B. Nceilanés/esa m/f

Ceylonese

adjceylonesisch
nCeylonese m, → Ceylonesin f
References in classic literature ?
The Rangoon had a large quota of passengers, many of whom disembarked at Singapore, among them a number of Indians, Ceylonese, Chinamen, Malays, and Portuguese, mostly second-class travellers.
Founded by Bill and Helen L o g a n from Corbridge, the tea blends Kenyan, Ceylonese and Assam leaves and is sold in boxes of 80 teabags with a contribution from every sale going to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.
To Derail Thinking: On Shuttling Between Australia and India as a Former Ceylonese.
The view of communist colonialism was presented by Ceylonese prime minister John Kotelawala, and shared by Iraq, Turkey, and the Philippines, all of whom had been supplied with British "guidance" on the subject.
Treglia sold lesser gems from the treasure to buy the finest, and largest, emeralds from Colombia--the Spanish connection still had its uses--to which he added two extremely rare stones that embellish the front of the mitre; a vibrant fire-red Ceylonese ruby known as the Lava of Vesuvius and an extraordinary tear-drop diamond with a 58-facet cut, one of the first diamonds ever to be worked in this way.
Chemical investigation of Ceylonese plants: A survey of plants of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) for alkaloids.
AN Anguttara-nikaya Be Burmese edition Ce Ceylonese edition D Derge edition DN Digha-nikaya EA Ekottarika-agama (T 125) Ee PTS edition G.
They claimed that the Christian, Japanese, Hopi, Tibetan and Ceylonese versions too closely resemble the Nazi swastika.
My landlady in Norfolk Square was happy to take in Ceylonese, but did not entertain Irish, so it wasn't just colour prejudice
Thurai's writing imparts information deftly in a manner that assumes no prior familiarity with Ceylonese culture or history: ""There are plenty of other parasites in this country: people in positions of authority, who will resist change, who want power only for themselves.
The visit to the center of Ceylonese culture - Buddhist temples in Dambulla rock, and the queue of giant Budda statues in Polonnaruwa became ?
But to be more precise, it was not that I wanted to get up and dance like the Ceylonese on the screen; I was moved by the moving image on the screen (and the sound), but I didn't want to mimic the dancers' exact movements with my own.