How to use Colombo in a sentence
His wife and a bodyguard are reported to have been flown, along with him, on an Antonov-32 military aircraft from Colombo to the Maldives early this morning, NDTV reported.Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa escapes to the Maldives | Harish Pullanoor | July 13, 2022 | Quartz
It was a chaotic day as president Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled his official residence in the country’s capital, Colombo, hours before hundreds of thousands of protesters stormed the presidential palace.Sri Lankan president flees as protesters storm his home and set fire to the prime minister’s | Harish Pullanoor | July 9, 2022 | Quartz
However, Colombo has made it clear that it can't actually interact with Tesla's steering, throttle, or brakes, so at least we don't have to worry about an army of remote-control electric vehicles doing a Fate reenactment.Teen hacker finds bug that lets him control 25+ Teslas remotely | firstname.lastname@example.org (Unknown) | January 14, 2022 | TechCrunch
Colombo says he reported the issue to Tesla's security team, which is investigating the matter.Teen hacker finds bug that lets him control 25+ Teslas remotely | email@example.com (Unknown) | January 14, 2022 | TechCrunch
“[Colombo] sits like a baby next to Carl [Gambino] all the time,” DeCavalcante said.Jersey’s True-Life Tony Soprano: Meet the DeCavalcante Crime Family | Michael Daly | June 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The 2013 Chogm takes place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15 to 17 November.Queen FINALLY Eases Up On Workload And Will Cut Back On Long Haul Flights | Tom Sykes | May 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few weeks later the monks laid siege to a Muslim-owned abattoir in Colombo to halt the slaughter of cattle.What Intolerant Buddhist Monks Are Doing to Sri Lanka | Kapil Komireddi | April 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Plus, a gallery of some of the blown covers, curated by Colombo.
The answer from the panel's legal expert, Professor Ronald Colombo of Hofstra University, was not entirely encouraging.
In the afternoon I took a walk to one of the numerous cinnamon plantations round Colombo.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
We are only in Colombo for one night, and to-morrow we are going up-country to stay with a friend of mine, a tea-planter.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
Thus it was that Colombo impressed King Ferdinand and his court with his profound knowledge of geography.
And somewhat ironical to Colombo was the applause of those fine ladies who did not at all understand.
And the tale tells how that afternoon Colombo stood before King Ferdinand.
British Dictionary definitions for Colombo
the capital and chief port of Sri Lanka, on the W coast, with one of the largest artificial harbours in the world. Pop: 653 000 (2005 est)
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