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[sing-guh-leez, -lees]
adjective, noun, plural Cin·ga·lese.
  1. Singhalese.
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Examples from the Web for cingalese

Historical Examples

  • "For the hut of the Cingalese, which we left some time ago," he responded.

    The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893


  • Besides this, agriculture is, in the opinion of a Cingalese, the most honourable of callings.'

    The Last Voyage

    Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

  • It was laid by a Cingalese hen in my poultry-yard just as you see it there.


    Anatole France

  • The Cingalese men bestow a good deal of attention on this skirt.

  • They have seven skins, whereas the Cingalese pearls have only six.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent