Entries linking to Ceylon
large island southeast of India (known in English until 1972 as Ceylon), from Lanka, older name for the island and its chief city, + Sanskrit sri "beauty" (especially of divinities, kings, heroes, etc.), also an honorific prefix to proper names, from PIE root *kreie- "to be outstanding, brilliant, masterly, beautiful," found in Greek (kreon "lord, master") and Indo-Iranian.
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of Ceylon. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/Ceylon
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Definitions of Ceylon
an island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India;
a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948;
Synonyms: Sri Lanka / Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka