Colombo meaning

kə-lŭmbō
The capital and largest city of Sri Lanka, on the western coast of the island on the Indian Ocean. The city was probably known to Greco-Roman, Arab, and Chinese traders more than 2,000 years ago. It became capital of the crown colony of Ceylon in 1802 and of independent Ceylon in 1948.
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(place) Capital of Sri Lanka: seaport on the W coast.
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Former capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
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