Definition of Bandaranaike, Sirimavo in English:

Bandaranaike, Sirimavo

Line breaks: Siri|mavo Ban¦da¦ra|naike
Pronunciation: /ˌbandərəˈnʌɪkə
( 1916–2000), Sinhalese stateswoman, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka 1960-5, 1970-7, and 1994–2000; full name Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike. The world’s first woman Prime Minister, she succeeded her husband, S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike, after his assassination.

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