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Sinhalese /ˌsɪnhəˈliːz/, Singhalese, Sinhala n
  1. ( -leses, -lese) 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
  1. of or relating to this people or their language

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