of or relating to Sri Lanka or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
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How to use Sri Lankan in a sentence
The former Tamil bastions in the north and east continue to be exposed to arbitrary violence by Sri Lankan authorities.
Earlier this year, I spoke to a Sri Lankan lawyer who has helped Tamil families flee the island.
Her account of the Sri Lankan civil war had been met with similar reactions.M.I.A.’s ‘Matangi’ Is A Defiantly Personal Reclamation of the Brown Girl Narrative | Rawiya Kameir | November 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, in late May, the Sri Lankan refugee disappeared and authorities were unable to say if he was allowed in or sent home.Edward Snowden Joins the Exclusive ‘Stuck in the Airport’ Club | Nina Strochlic | June 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The latter was the case earlier this week for a young Sri Lankan domestic worker who was beheaded.Nightmare in Saudi Arabia: The Plight of Foreign Migrant Workers | Bayan Perazzo | January 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST