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Ceylon:

see Sri LankaSri Lanka
[Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2005 est. pop. 20,065,000), 25,332 sq mi (65,610 sq km), in the Indian Ocean, just SE of India.
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Ceylon

1. the former name (until 1972) of Sri Lanka
2. an island in the Indian Ocean, off the SE coast of India: consists politically of the republic of Sri Lanka. Area: 64 644 sq. km (24 959 sq. miles)
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Visitors to the stand were served a popular Sri Lankan snack and a cup of Ceylon Tea.
Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ: FISV), a global provider of financial services technology solutions, has said that Commercial Bank of Ceylon (COMBANK) has sourced a solution that it provides.
Ceylon has appointed Janaka Ratnayake to position of general manager of operations for Ceylon Graphite in Sri Lanka.
Sarfraz Sipra, who was the chief guest on the occasion, has appreciated the charitable services of All Ceylon YMMA Conference by promoting activities in every field while contributing to the building of a healthy, vigorous and intelligent youth in the country, said a message received here on Wednesday.
Now, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Ceylon tea.
McDonalds defeated Ceylon Warriors by nine runs in a nail-biting finish to win the QALCO cricket tournament for Division II.
L) has expanded its reach into Asia for international money transfers through a partnership with Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc, to provide local payment capability into Sri Lanka, the company said.
Patrick Prendergast, trainer of Ceylon She deserves her turn.
Summary: Resplendent Ceylon's two gems Ceylon Tea Trails and Cape Weligama are the ideal spot to experience true luxury, breathtaking views and rich culture
To talk about what Ceylon Tea Trails, you must first stress what it is not-it is not an over developed behemoth of a "luxury resort" overdeveloped on top of a once picturesque locale.
Spa Ceylon, a Sri Lankan spa product and retail brand founded in 2009, has revealed ambitious expansion plans covering Russia, Turkey, UAE (Dubai), India, South Africa, Japan and the Maldives in 2013.
This collection of photographs from Ceylon forms an important component of the promised gift of Dr.