Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Bandaranaike

[bahn-drah-nee-kee]
noun
Sirimavo [see-ree-mah-vaw] , 1916–2000, Sri Lankan political leader: prime minister of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 1960–65, 1970–77.
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Bandaranaike (ˌbændərəˈnaɪɪkə)
 
n
1.  See Kumaratunge Chandrika
2.  Sirimavo (ˌsɪrɪˈmɑːvəʊ). 1916--2000, prime minister of Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon (1960--65; 1970--77; 1994--2000); the world's first woman prime minister
3.  her husband, Solomon. 1899--1959, prime minister of Ceylon (1956--59); assassinated

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