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island situated in Indian Ocean, now known as Sri Lanka.
Ceylon cinnamon - dried inner bark of evergreen tree in laurel family, used for medicinal purposes or as a spice.
Ceylon moss - red seaweed which is a source of agar (culture medium).
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And yet, this national-cum-racial musical representation was also disrupted on the global jukebox by groups like 'De Silva's Band' (who appear in the second playlist above), led by a musician who, one can assume by his name, was likely of Goan or Ceylonese descent, performing European dance band music at a cabaret.
The same term Theravada in the Dipavamsa (Dip 5.51f) and in the commentary on the Kathavatthu (Kv-a 3) then refers to the Ceylonese Buddhist school that has preserved the Pali version of these sayings collected at the first communal recitation.
There are of course the seemingly eternally smiling faces of the natives; this continuity is hard to believe, and hard to swallow as a white viewer who knows that the British Empire exploited the Ceylonese. If there are suffering natives on the island, they are not shown in Wright's film.
Numbers of Ceylonese residing in Malaysia and Singapore joined the pro-Japanese Indian National Army, under Subhas Chandra Bose.
The UAE squad will square up against 42nd IRB ranked Sri Lanka at Colombo's Ceylonese Rugby and Football Club on Saturday in what will be the new UAE Rugby association's first competitive match since the Arabian Gulf Rugby Football Union (AGRFU) was disbanded at the end of last year.
The long list of the world's recent ethnically fueled atrocities includes Tutsi versus Hutu, Iraqi Shiite and Sunni versus Kurd, Tamil versus Ceylonese, Basque versus Spaniard, and Pashtun versus Tajik and Uzbek.
There are four species of jungle fowl: Javanese Green Jungle Fowl (Gallus varius), Ceylonese Jungle Fowl (Gallus lafayettei), Indian grey Jungle Fowl (Gallus sonnerati) and Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus).
Orwell's "taste" preference for Indian or Ceylonese tea is not surprising given he and both parents were born in India, but sound reasons are still given.
Well yes, but the Ceylonese setting of Bizet's Les pecheurs de perles has potential for exotic visuals, a point not overlooked in the San Diego Opera production presented by OdeM Nov.
Some of these have been mentioned above., The rest, as recorded by Abdullah (1993: 51-53) are (a) Ar-Risalat An-Naqshbandiyyah ("The Naqshbadiyyah epistle"), (b) Fath Ar-Rahman ("The conquest of the Most Merciful"), (c) Asrar As-Salah ("The secrets of the ritual prayer "), (d) At-Tuhfat As-Saylaniyyah ("The Ceylonese gift") (e) At-Tuhfat Ar-Rabbaniyyah ("The divine gift"), (f) At-Tuhfat Al-Labib ("The essential gift"), (g) Maktub ("The recorded [matters]"), (h) Al-Minhaj As-Saylaniyyah ("The Ceylonese method"), (i) Qurrat Al-'Ayn ("The essence of the eye"), (j) Sirr al-Asrar ("The secret of all secrets") and (k) Taj al-Asrar ("The crown of all secrets").
Those on South and Southeast Asian history examine Kharavela, early Ceylonese inscriptions, Indian tradition and time, transporting gangetic nard from Muziris, Vidisa in the days of Gupta hegemony, early medieval Orissa, and Tagore's take on Southeast Asian and Indian relations.