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Cingalese

[sing-guh-leez, -lees] /ˌsɪŋ gəˈliz, -ˈlis/
adjective, noun, plural Cingalese.
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  • "For the hut of the Cingalese, which we left some time ago," he responded.

  • Besides this, agriculture is, in the opinion of a Cingalese, the most honourable of callings.'

    The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • It was laid by a Cingalese hen in my poultry-yard just as you see it there.

    Balthasar Anatole France
  • The Cingalese men bestow a good deal of attention on this skirt.

    Golden Moments Anonymous
  • They have seven skins, whereas the Cingalese pearls have only six.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • The Cingalese relate nearly the same things of their "Budha."

  • We will merely say a few words about the Cingalese, or inhabitants of the island of Ceylon.

    The Human Race Louis Figuier
  • They are a fine race of people, far superior to the Cingalese.

  • Later I went into the model kitchen where tea was served by the Cingalese.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • It tells the story of the love of two Cingalese pearl-fishers for the priestess Leila.

    The Opera R.A. Streatfeild

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