Cingalese Cin`ga*lese", n. sing. & pl. [Cf. F. Cingalais.] A native or natives of Ceylon descended from its primitive inhabitants; also (sing.), the language of the Cingalese. -- a. Of or pertaining to the Cingalese. [Written also {Singhalese}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: Ceylonese is applied to the inhabitants of the island in general. [1913 Webster]

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