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.
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Ceylonese

(ˌsɛləˈniːz; ˌsiːlə-)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Ceylon or its inhabitants
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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"
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Translations

Ceylonese

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

adjceylonesisch
nCeylonese m, → Ceylonesin f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Today they are but a section distinctive by reason of their particular racial stock and language, from the Sinhalese within the Ceylonese nation.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Ceylonese officials are mulling over a plan to reach an agreement with Tehran to increase their tea exports to Iran in a barter mechanism.
It has more to do with a mind-set that has been there even possibly under the colonial rule, but which re-invented itself and came out in the open, discriminating against a larger, much-needed 'Sri Lankan' or 'Ceylonese' identity.
The first Ceylonese Army Commander was Anton Mutukumaru who was a Tamil, six of the twelve Deputy Inspectors General of Police, several Judges of the Supreme Court, Heads of Government Departments, senior Diplomats, leading members of every profession were from the Tamil community.
At the opening of the inquest, the coroner heard the Clems Pirates had had a meal with the Ceylonese rugby team, whom they had played earlier that day, before heading out on Tuk Tuks for a night out in the island's capital.
At the opening of the inquest, the coroner heard the Clems Pirates had had a meal with the Ceylonese Rugby Team, who they had played earlier that day, before heading out on Tuk Tuks for a night out.
A few days after the Parliament concluded, Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933), a prominent Ceylonese Buddhist invited to the Parliament to represent "Southern Buddhism," lectured about the topic in Chicago's Athenaeum Building under the auspices of the Chicago Theosophical Society.
"Though he married and fathered a child, he did so secretly and saw his wife no more than four times after their wedding; when overseas, however, he was notoriously prone to homosexual adventures and was finally caught in flagrante with four boys in a Ceylonese railway compartment".
Mr Howard and Mr Baty had been touring the country with Durhambased Clems Pirates RFC and begun with a game against Ceylonese Rugby and Football Club in Colombo.
Twelve Ceylonese soldiers attempted to seize a wireless station in the Cocos Islands and hand it over to the Japanese in 1942.
Instead the Centre was a space where performing artists came together to do "A Ceylonese Step" and enact the "Life of a Prisoner" (a sketch based on the revolutionary Shivaram Rajguru); to consider the meaning of "Truth" and critique Bharatanatyam and Kathakali performances; and to write and perform sketches such as Paristhiti [Prevailing Conditions] by Shirali with roles for "an elderly lady of experience and sincerity, devoting her life for the upliftment of the workers", "a working class girl with a bitter tongue", "a good-hearted tailor, working for the betterment of the workers", "a lazy, good-hearted elderly person, prone to excessive drinking" and "a talented kathak dancer, lazy and out of work, and effeminate".