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Meaning of Sinhalese

Sin•ha•lese

Pronunciation: (sin"hu-lēz', -lēs'), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -lese
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Sri Lanka, its native people, or their language.
—n.
  1. a member of the Sinhalese people.
  2. an Indic language that is the language of the majority of the population of Sri Lanka, including Colombo.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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