- a city in central Sri Lanka: famous Buddhist temples.
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A layman visiting Peradeniya returns to Kandy in a state of bewilderment.East of Suez
Frederic Courtland Penfield
We again, therefore, continued our journey in the same way to Kandy.My First Voyage to Southern Seas
There is a branch railway from Kandy, north to Matale, 17 m.
Usually a bo-tree is planted on the graves of the Kandy priests.
There is a very pleasant drive which the visitor to Kandy must not forget to enjoy.The Pearl of India
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- a city in central Sri Lanka: capital of the kingdom of Kandy from 1480 until 1815, when occupied by the British; sacred Buddhist temple; University of Sri Lanka. Pop: 112 000 (2005 est)
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