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Jaffna

[ jahf-nuh ]
/ ˈdʒɑf nə /
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noun
a seaport in N Sri Lanka.
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Jaffna
/ (ˈdʒæfnə) /

noun
a port in N Sri Lanka: for many centuries the capital of a Tamil kingdom. Pop: 149 000 (2005 est)
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