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A city of central Sri Lanka east-northeast of Colombo. The last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon, it is a resort and religious center.
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(Placename) a city in central Sri Lanka: capital of the kingdom of Kandy from 1480 until 1815, when occupied by the British; sacred Buddhist temple; University of Sri Lanka. Pop: 112 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈkæn di, ˈkɑn-)

a city in central Sri Lanka: famous Buddhist temples. 97,872.
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Noun1.Kandy - a city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of CeylonKandy - a city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon; a resort and religious center
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Ceylon - a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
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