See Sri Lanka.
A variety of black tea grown in Sri Lanka.
- The old name for Sri Lanka, prior to 1972.
The term Ceylon is generally considered archaic, having been replaced by Sri Lanka, but it is still used in some contexts; see usage notes for Sri Lanka.
- Ceylon shows from 60 to 80 in.
- The Asiatic elephant inhabits the forest-lands of India, Burma, the Malay Peninsula, Cochin China, Ceylon and Sumatra.
- In this part of the peninsula they ascend the hills to a considerable height, as they do in the Newara Eliya district of Ceylon, where they have been encountered at an elevation of over 7000 ft.
- It should be added that some of these large tusks came from Ceylon; such tuskers being believed to be descended from mainland animals imported into the island.
- In support of his theory Exner states that he has found but little trace of the double maximum and minimum in Ceylon and elsewhere.