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Meaning of "Anuradhapura" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANURADHAPURA

Anuradhapura  [əˈnʊərədəˌpʊərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANURADHAPURA

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Anuradhapura is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ANURADHAPURA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura (Sinhala: අනුරාධපුරය; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம் is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It was 1st capital of the Kingdom of Rajarata after Tambapanni and Upatissa Nuwara. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The city lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka's North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. It is believed that from the 4th century BC, it was the capital of the Sinhalese until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia.

Definition of Anuradhapura in the English dictionary

The definition of Anuradhapura in the dictionary is a town in Sri Lanka: ancient capital of Ceylon; site of the sacred bo tree and place of pilgrimage for Buddhists. Pop: 53 151.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANURADHAPURA


assurer
əˈʃʊərə
bravura
brəˈvjʊərə
caricatura
ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərə
Djajapura
ˌdʒɑːdʒɑːˈpʊərə
dura
ˈdjʊərə
insurer
ɪnˈʃʊərə
Jayapura
ˌdʒɑːjɑːˈpʊərə
jura
ˈdʒʊərə
Madura
məˈdʊərə
Mathura
ˈmʌtʊərə
mura
ˈmʊərə
natura
nəˈtʊərə
procurer
prəˈkjʊərə
shura
ˈʃʊərə
spoorer
ˈspʊərə
Sukarnapura
sʊˌkɑːnəˈpʊərə
sura
ˈsʊərə
surah
ˈsʊərə
Telanaipura
ˌtɛlənaɪˈpʊərə
tourer
ˈtʊərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANURADHAPURA

Antung
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Antwerp
Antwerpen
Anu
Anubis
anucleate
anural
anuran
anuresis
anuretic
anuria
anuric
anurous
anus
Anvers

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANURADHAPURA

Angostura
aura
Bonaventura
Buenaventura
bura
coloratura
datura
doura
Extremadura
gopura
Kamakura
Kura
laura
Piura
pleura
purpura
tempura
Tripura
velatura
vettura

Synonyms and antonyms of Anuradhapura in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Anuradhapura» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

阿努拉德普勒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Anuradhapura
570 millions of speakers

English

Anuradhapura
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुराधापुरा
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

أنورادهابورا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Анурадхапура
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Anuradhapura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুরাধাপুরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Anuradhapura
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anuradhapura
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anuradhapura
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アヌラダプーラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아누라다푸라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anuradhapura
85 millions of speakers
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Anuradhapura
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அனுராதபுரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनुराधापुरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Anuradhapura
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Anuradhapura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Anuradhapura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Анурадхапура
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Anuradhapura
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Anuradhapura
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Anuradhapura
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Anuradhapura
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Anuradhapura
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Anuradhapura

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANURADHAPURA»

The term «Anuradhapura» is regularly used and occupies the 76.181 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANURADHAPURA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Anuradhapura

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANURADHAPURA»

Discover the use of Anuradhapura in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Anuradhapura and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Ratana Pāsāda, the Western Monasteries of Anuradhapura, ...
Vol. Iii: The Excavations In The Citadel Of Anuradhapura. Vol. Iv: The Temple Of The Tooth In Kandy.
A. M. Hocart, 1996
2
Maha Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka: the oldest ...
This Anthology Narrates The Story Of A Sacred Tree--The Oldest Historical Tree In The World.
H. S. S. Nissanka, 1994
3
Anuradhapura: the British-Sri Lankan excavations at ...
This work has opened the way to achieving a better understanding of Early Historic Sri Lanka than was hitherto possible and provided an excellent basis for further investigation.
Robin Coningham, Frank Raymond Allchin, 1999
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The Sacred City of Anuradhapura, with Forty-six Illustrations
THOUGH many attempts have been made to re-construct the City of Anuradhapura and its associations by means of modern research, hardly any writer has attempted to do so according to the historical evidence in Mahawansa and other ...
Walisinha Harischandra, 1985
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International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania
An archaeological preserve that occupies about fifteen square miles of the old city contains the ruins from Anuradhapura's glory days: monumental, bell-shaped Buddhist shrines called dagabas; Buddhist temples and monasteries: palaces; ...
Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda, 1996
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Anuradhapura, the city of splendour
On the archeological sites of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
Sudhira Herath, 2001
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A History of Sri Lanka
2. THE. ANURADHAPURA. KINGDOM. I. An. Outline. of. Political. History. from. Saddhdtissa. to. the. Cola. Conquest. The political history of the long and eventful period of ten centuries (from Saddhatissa, the brother and successor of ...
K. M. De Silva, 1981
8
Abhayagiri Vihāra Project, Anuradhapura: first report of the ...
Report of the archaeological excavations at the Abhayagiri Vihāra complex.
Chandra Wikramagamage, S. B. Hettiaratchi, Abhayagiri Vihāra Project, 1984
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Locations of Buddhism: Colonialism and Modernity in Sri Lanka
Harischandra introduced a more radical Buddhist voice into Anuradhapura, switching the focus of objection from specific sites to the condition of the town as a whole. (Nissan 1985, 264) At its most extreme, Harischandra claimed that all land in ...
Anne M. Blackburn, 2010
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Population, land and structurtal change in Sri Lanka and ...
N 1891 THE TOTAL population of Anuradhapura Veddahs was 1 170. By 1931 it had climbed to 2045, and by 1970 it had reached 6613. 2 This rate of growth has been somewhat greater than that of Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka, as a ...
James Brow, 1976

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANURADHAPURA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Anuradhapura is used in the context of the following news items.
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4 persons injured in motor accident in Anuradhapura
4 members of the same family were hospitalized with injuries following a motor accident which occurred near Wessagiriya on Anuradhapura ... «Hiru News, Jul 15»
2
23 Independent groups deposit bonds for the General Election
... two independent groups from Moneragala district and one independent group each from Anuradhapura and Matara districts have deposited ... «Hiru News, Jul 15»
3
Mahinda Rajapaksa's Anuradapura rally cancelled suddenly
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's inaugural rally scheduled to be held on the 9th in Anuradhapura has been cancelled suddenly. «Hiru News, Jul 15»
4
MINISTER SWAMINATHAN FAILED TO VISIT SINHALA IDPs
If the eelamists go to Anuradhapura or Polonnaruwa etc. they can see a lot of ancient bricks. Even the so called natives of Jaffna been living ... «Lankaweb, Jul 15»
5
Increase In Election Violence
Executive Director of CaFFE Keerthi Tennakoon told The Sunday Leader that these incidents were reported from Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, ... «Sunday Leader, Jul 15»
6
Sri Lankan envoy keen on lessons from Pattanam find
“It's not just bigger sites like Anuradhapura that point to such a link, but smaller sites on the island nation could throw more light on this,” Prof. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
7
Accidents overtaking safe road travel – Trincomalee, Anuradhapura
The Trincomalee – Anuradhapura road was closed for a span of three hours as the fire brigade arrived at the accident sight to prevent the fuel ... «Newsfirst, Jul 15»
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Abhayagiri Stupa to be unveiled for public veneration by end July
It was revealed at a meeting held recently at the Anuradhapura ... Buddha and it is one of the eight great places of veneration in Anuradhapura. «The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka, Jul 15»
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Territorializing the environment:
... settlements, and tanks, with Wilpattu Forest Reserve forming a flank in the Puttalam District in the south and Anuradhapura District in the east. «The Island.lk, Jul 15»
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PAFFREL steps in to halt misuse of state property
A number of incidents surrounding the destruction of massive cut outs as well vandalising of structures were reported in Anuradhapura and ... «Newsfirst, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Anuradhapura [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anuradhapura>. Jul 2020 ».
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