Anuradhapura

[ uh-noo r-uh-duh-poo r-uh, uhn-oo-rah-duh- ]
/ əˈnʊər ə dəˈpʊər ə, ˌʌn ʊˈrɑ də- /

noun

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

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Anuradhapura
/ (əˈnʊərədəˌpʊərə, ˌʌnʊˈrɑːdə-) /

noun

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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