Ceylon


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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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Only tea that is grown, manufactured, packaged, and embossed with the official lion seal of the Sri Lanka Tea Board can be endorsed as Pure Ceylon Tea.
Spa Ceylon comprises a range of Ayurveda products, including the White Range and Spa by Spa Ceylon, while the company also creates its own Ayuverdic treatments.
I left him sitting dreaming of a young boy having fun, Distant memories of Ceylon, him playing in the midday sun.
The name of the island was changed from Ceylon to Sri Lanka when the country became a Socialist Democratic Republic in 1972, but the name 'Ceylon Tea' was retained for its tea.
There is something magical about the dance sequences of the 1934 documentary, Song of Ceylon.
Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with Commercial Bank of Ceylon for remittance of funds from Qatar to Sri Lanka.
The island of Ceylon (known after 1972 as Sri Lanka) is located off the southern tip of India.
The son of a British tea planter, author and adventurer Ondaatje was born and raised in Ceylon during its colonial period; his family was left penniless when Ceylon became independent in 1948.
Ceylon Arrack, a spirit made from the sap of coconut flowers, is looking to boost its off-trade presence.
The 69ct natural blue sapphire originates from the famous gem mines of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
Ceylon cinnamon is thinner, tastes sweet, and is more expensive.
He appreciated the participation of Bank of Ceylon, SriLankan Airlines and Sri Lanka Tourism in this service, to Sri Lankans and others living in and around Manchester.