Definition of Ceylonese

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) or its people or culture. "Sri Lankan forces fighting the Sinhalese rebels"

Exact synonyms: Sri Lankan
Partainyms: Ceylon, Ceylon
Derivative terms: Sri Lanka



Definition of Ceylonese

1. a. Of or pertaining to Ceylon.

Definition of Ceylonese

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Ceylon. ¹

2. Noun. A native of Ceylon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceylonese

Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus
Cetorhinus maximus
Cetraria islandica
Cetti's warbler
Cetti's warblers
Cetus
Ceuta
Ceyhan
Ceylon
Ceylon bowstring hemp
Ceylon cinnamon
Ceylon cinnamon tree
Ceylon gooseberry
Ceylon moss
Ceylonese (current term)
Ceyloneses
Ceylonite
Cezanne
Cgy
Ch'ing
Ch'ing dynasty
Ch'orti'
Ch1
ChB
ChSl.
Ch B
Ch D
Chabad

Literary usage of Ceylonese

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1. The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and by Andrew Kippis, William Godwin, George Robinson (1804)
"The extreme indolence into which the Ceylonese are at present sunk, makes them employ every expedient to ... RELIGION of die Ceylonese. [From the same Work. ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1828)
"Analyses made in Colombo of Ceylonese Varieties of Ironstone and Limestone. By GEORGE MIDDLE-TON, Esq. Apothecary to the Forces. (Communicated by Sir JAMES ..."

3. Ceylon, the Paradise of Adam: The Record of Seven Years' Residence in the Island by Caroline Corner (1908)
"... CHAPTER XXXII The Ceylonese credit-system—Cynthia's resolve— The tea-planter and his story. TH E life of the tea-planter ..."

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