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Ceylonese

[see-luh-neez, -nees, sey-] /ˌsi ləˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌseɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), its people, or their language.
noun, plural Ceylonese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Ceylon.
Origin of Ceylonese
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; Ceylon + -ese
Related forms
pro-Ceylonese, adjective, noun, plural pro-Ceylonese.
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Ceylonese

/ˌsɛləˈniːz; ˌsiːlə-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Ceylon or its inhabitants
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