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[sing-guh-leez, -lees]
adjective, noun, plural Sin·gha·lese.
  1. Sinhalese.
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Examples from the Web for singhalese

Historical Examples

  • The Singhalese have increased the number to 136, the Siamese to 462.

    The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)

    Max Duncker

  • The most trustworthy statement seems to be that of the Singhalese.

  • They were Singhalese and Tamils, and coral was worse than Sanskrit to them.

  • The native Malay is much lighter in color than the Indian and Singhalese.

  • The Singhalese attribute these noises to a Pezazi, or spirit.

    The Ghost World

    T. F. Thiselton (Thomas Firminger Thiselton) Dyer

British Dictionary definitions for singhalese


noun, adjective plural -leses or -lese
  1. a variant spelling of Sinhalese
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