Colombo

Colombo, the capital of Ceylon, and the chief port on the W. coast; it is surrounded on three sides by the sea, and on the other by a lake and moat; is supplied with water and gas; has many fine buildings; has a very mixed population, and has belonged to Britain since 1796; communicates with Kandy by railway.

Population (circa 1900) given as 126,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Colombia * Colon
Collinson, Peter
Collot d'Herbois, Jean Marie
Collyer, Joseph
Colman, George
Colman, George
Colmar
Colocetronis
Cologne
Cologne, The Three Kings of
Colombia
Colombo
Colon
Colonna
Colonna, Victoria
Colonne, Edouard
Colonus
Colophon
Colora`do
Colossæ
Colossians, The Epistle to the
Colossus

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Columbus, Christopher