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Anuradhapura

[ uh-noor-uh-duh-poor-uh, uhn-oo-rah-duh- ]

noun

  1. a city in N central Sri Lanka: ruins of ancient Buddhist temples.


Anuradhapura

/ əˈnʊərədəˌpʊərə; ˌʌnʊˈrɑːdə- /

noun

  1. a town in Sri Lanka: ancient capital of Ceylon; site of the sacred bo tree and place of pilgrimage for Buddhists. Pop: 53 151 (2001)


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We found the one at Anuradhapura prettily located in a setting of green, with a garden in front.

The railway was extended from Matale to Anuradhapura in 1905.

The ruins of Anuradhapura show that in mediæval times it must have been a city containing a vast concourse of people.

Next morning he proceeded to Anuradhapura and was received with all honour and enthusiasm.

Hence when the court moved from Anuradhapura to Pollunaruwa it was installed in the new capital.

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