Sirimavo [see-ree-mah-vaw] /ˌsi riˈmɑ vɔ/ (Show IPA), 1916–2000, Sri Lankan political leader: prime minister of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 1960–65, 1970–77.
Chandrika See Kumaratunge
Sirimavo (ˌsɪrɪˈmɑːvəʊ). 1916–2000, prime minister of Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon (1960–65; 1970–77; 1994–2000); the world’s first woman prime minister
her husband, Solomon. 1899–1959, prime minister of Ceylon (1956–59); assassinated
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marked or fitted with a band or bands. Architecture. (of a column, door architrave, etc.) having the regular flutings, moldings, or the like interrupted at regular intervals by projecting blocks or drums. a company of persons or, sometimes, animals or things, joined, acting, or functioning together; aggregation; party; troop: a band of protesters. Music. a […]
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