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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Rājarattha:The name given to the northern part of Ceylon,with Pulatthipura as centre,as opposed to Rohana (E.g.,Cv.lxx.184f ) and Dakkhinadesa (Cv.lxxii.176-9).Later,the name was changed to Patitthārattha (E.g.,Cv.lxxxii.26).

Rājarattha was the scene of many conflicts between the Singhalese and the invaders who came from time to time from South India,till,in the end,it was abandoned,and the Singhalese capital moved southwards.Rājarattha was also called Rājinorattha.E.g.,Cv.lii.4.

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