Colombo

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Co·lom·bo

 (kə-lŭm′bō)
The capital and largest city of Sri Lanka, on the western coast of the island on the Indian Ocean. The city was probably known to Greco-Roman, Arab, and Chinese traders more than 2,000 years ago. It became capital of the crown colony of Ceylon in 1802 and of independent Ceylon in 1948.

Colombo

(kəˈlʌmbəʊ)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Sri Lanka, on the W coast, with one of the largest artificial harbours in the world. Pop: 653 000 (2005 est)

Co•lom•bo

(kəˈlʌm boʊ)

n.
the capital of Sri Lanka, on the W coast. 587,647.
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Noun1.Colombo - the capital and largest city of Sri LankaColombo - the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka; has one of the largest harbors in the world; is located on the western coast of the island of Ceylon
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Ceylon - a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948