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Singhalese

(sĭng'gəlēz`): see SinhaleseSinhalese
, language belonging to the Indic group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. An alternate spelling for Sinhalese is Singhalese. See Indo-Iranian.
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Sinhalese

, Singhalese
1. a member of a people living chiefly in Sri Lanka, where they constitute the majority of the population
2. the language of this people, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family: the official language of Sri Lanka. It is written in a script of Indian origin
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Clearly, even a sizeable majority of Singhalese population also has disowned the former dictator of Srilanka because they feel he is return would be disastrous for the nation and even for themselves.
That Singhalese mischief caused all deadly problems for Tamils.
The Norwegian Embassy continues to have close relationship with the Sri Lankan Government after the end of the war in 2009 as well as with the opposition, including Singhalese, Tamil and Muslim elected representatives and civil societies.
Among the most eyecatching lots on paper is a filly by Choisir (lot 3), who is out of a half-sister to the top filly Singhalese, winner of the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks.
Muslims, however, took the Singhalese attacks hard, and since then, they have remained a subdued ethnic group, subservient to the majority communities.
Although Reverence is the biggest winner to run in the Middlebrook colours, they enjoyed success at the highest level as breeders in the US last year, when their homebred filly Singhalese, out of Baize, won the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks for the Gould Family Trust.
The Muslims in Sri Lanka identify themselves separately from the Tamils and Singhalese, although depending on where they live they speak Tamil or Sinhala as their mother tongue.
G1 winners: Moon Ballad (Dubai World Cup), Lateral (Gran Criterium), Papineau (Ascot Gold Cup), Asakusa Den'en (Yasuda Kinen), Singhalese (Del Mar Oaks), Confidential Lady (Prix de Diane).
"Had I actually crawled far enough into the skin of a scientist to imagine that I was going to discover the cell, by plunging into the gulf of the Singhalese coast?" he asked from himself.
With horses such as the Dubai World Cup winner Moon Ballad, Ascot Gold Cup winner Papineau, Del Mar Oaks heroine Singhalese and this season's 1,000 Guineas runner-up Confidential Lay representing him, Singspiel has made his mark in several countries.
* The encouragement of multicultural private education establishments in a tri-lingual country with Singhalese, Tamil and English as the official languages, the provision of universal free medical care and the policy of subsidizing agricultural materials such as fertilizer while at the same time guaranteeing prices paid to farmers to encourage a stable food economy.
I believe Jim has a race pencilled in, and I'll be speak-ing to him over the next day or two." Milk It Mick, who will continue in Dixon's ownership, joins a growing list of Osborne's horses rerouted to Cassidy, which includes Singhalese, who won the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks in August and Ticker Tape, successful the previous year in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.