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Type Settlement
Usage Sinhalese
Scripts මහනුවර(Sinhala)
Pronounced Pron. MA-ha-noo-va-ra  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "great city" derived from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" combined with Sinhala නුවර (nuwara) meaning "city, town". This is the Sinhala name for Kandy.
Added 2/23/2024 by anonymous