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Senanayake, Don Stephen Syllabification: Se·na·na·ya·ke, Don Stephen
Pronunciation: /ˌsāˌnänəˈyäkā/

Definition of Senanayake, Don Stephen in English:

( 1884–1952), Sinhalese statesman; prime minister of Ceylon 1947–52. As prime minister he presided over Ceylon’s achievement of full dominion status within the Commonwealth.

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