Batticaloa



a seaport in E Sri Lanka.
Historical Examples

Batticaloa is the seat of a government agent and district judge; criminal sessions of the supreme court are also held.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

All the forests around Batticaloa and Trincomalie, and as far north as Jaffna, are thickly set with this valuable tree.
Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2) James Emerson Tennent

At Batticaloa, the capital of the eastern province, there is a lake in which “singing fish” are found.
The Pearl of India Maturin M. Ballou

Hot springs equally remarkable are found at or near Bintenne, Batticaloa, and also at Badulla.
The Pearl of India Maturin M. Ballou

In 1832 several Europeans settled at Batticaloa, expressly for the purpose of cultivating this palm to a large extent.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. L. Simmonds

We had quitted the Batticaloa track, and we immediately dismounted, unsaddled, and turned the horses loose upon the grass.
The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon Samuel White Baker

I have heard of another near the Patipal Aar south of Batticaloa.
Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2) James Emerson Tennent

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