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squirrel

(Encyclopedia) squirrel, name for small or medium-sized rodents of the family Sciuridae, found throughout the world except in Australia, Madagascar, and the polar regions; it is applied especially to…

Sr

(Encyclopedia) Sr, symbol for the element strontium.

Srebrenica

(Encyclopedia) Srebrenica srbrnt´sä, town, E central Bosnia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Serb Republic of Bosnia Herzegovina. Lead has been mined here and nearby since Roman times, and silver…

Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte

(Encyclopedia) Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte, city (1995 est. pop. 114,000), capital of Sri Lanka. A suburb of Colombo (the former capital) previously known as Kotte, the city was designated as the…

Sri Lanka

(Encyclopedia) Sri Lanka sr läng´k [Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2015 est. pop. 20,714,…

Srinagar

(Encyclopedia) Srinagar srn´gr or Serinagarsrn´–, city (1981 est. pop. 588,000), Jammu and Kashmir, India, historic capital of Kashmir, on the Jhelum River. Situated in the Vale of Kashmir,…