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English noun: Ceylon

1. Ceylon (location) an island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India

Instance hypernymisland

Part meronymIndian Ocean

2. Ceylon (location) a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948

SynonymsDemocratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Instance hypernymcountry, land, state

Part holonymAdam's Peak, capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Eelam, Kandy, Samanala, Tamil Eelam

Member holonymSinghalese, Sinhalese, Sri Lankan

Domain region membersHindooism, Hinduism, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement

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