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Noun: Sri Lanka  sree'laang-ku [N. Amer], shri'lang-ku [Brit]
  1. A republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
    - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Ceylon [archaic]
  2. An island in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of India
    - Ceylon

Type of: country, island, land, state

Part of: British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, Indian Ocean

Encyclopedia: Sri Lanka