Definition of colombo:
Synonyms for colombo:
capital of sri lanka.
These maids are here quite a social feature, and in their showy distinctive dress recall those of the Tuileries at Paris, the Prado at Madrid, or the Ceylon nurses of English officers' children at Colombo.- "Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia", Maturin M. Ballou.
- "A Woman's Experience in the Great War", Louise Mack.
When I landed at Galle I was not aware that I knew a single individual in the island, but I was not an hour at the hotel to which I went before I found myself in company with a medical gentleman, a native of Perthshire, who knew my friends; and on my arrival at Colombo I was recognized on the street, by my resemblance to my father, by a person who had never seen me previously, but who knew him.- "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.