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Galle

 (gäl, găl)
A city of southern Sri Lanka on the Indian Ocean. It was a trade center for the Chinese and Arabs by 100 bc and later flourished as a Portuguese and Dutch port.
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Galle

(ˈɡɔːl)
n
(Placename) a port in SW Sri Lanka; along with other coastal settlements, it suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Pop: 90 270 (2001). Former name: Point de Galle
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Galle

(gɑl)

n.
a seaport in SW Sri Lanka. 76,863.
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