- a seaport in SW Sri Lanka.
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The bishop also wrote to Galle, hoping to dissuade him from the contest.
Certainly Galle showed forbearance in arguing the point at all.
It was first knowingly seen by Galle, of Berlin, on the 23rd of September, 1846.Pioneers of Science
He saieth also they took a galle; but that is a lie, for the Hollanders had non (as they say).Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I
You know I had letters from a family long resident at Galle.The Overland Guide-book
- 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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