Definition of Sri Lanka in English:

Sri Lanka

proper noun

  • An island country off the south-eastern coast of India; population 20,700,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Sinhalese (official), Tamil; capital, Colombo.

    Former name (until 1972) Ceylon

Pronunciation

Sri Lanka

/ʃrɪ//srɪ ˈlaŋkə/