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Point de Galle

/pɔɪnt də ˈɡɑːlə/
a former name of Galle
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  • She ate some at point de galle, when she was a little girl going to England.

    Tom Gerrard Louis Becke
  • Eight days after this, we touched at point de galle, in the island of Ceylon, where all the passengers were put on shore.

  • A great deal of freight had to be reshipped at point de galle for various ports of India.

    Across India Oliver Optic
  • They touched at point de galle for news, and to ascertain whether any French warships had been seen, of late, along the coast.

    The Tiger of Mysore

    G. A. Henty
  • A few of the passengers landed at point de galle, but neither Dick nor his mother went ashore.

    The Tiger of Mysore

    G. A. Henty
  • It is about seventy miles from point de galle, on the south-west coast of the island.

    Across India Oliver Optic

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