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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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