Tamradvipa, Tāmradvīpa, Tamra-dvipa: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Tāmradvīpa (ताम्रद्वीप).—An ancient place of habitation of Dakṣiṇa Bhārata. This place was conquered by Sahadeva in his victory march. (Śloka 68, Chapter 31, Sabhā Parva).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Tāmradvīpa (ताम्रद्वीप).—the island of Ceylon; Divyāvadāna.36.
Derivable forms: tāmradvīpaḥ (ताम्रद्वीपः).
Tāmradvīpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tāmra and dvīpa (द्वीप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Tāmradvīpa (ताम्रद्वीप).—(was probably known in Sanskrit tho not so recorded [Boehtlingk and Roth] or [Boehtlingk]; compare dvīpaṃ tāmrāhvayaṃ Mahābhārata Cr. ed. 2.28.46), an earlier name for Ceylon, later replaced by (Sanskrit) Siṃhaladvīpa (compare Divyāvadāna 528.12): Divyāvadāna 525.10, 21, 28; so also in the version of Kāraṇḍavvūha reported by Burnouf, Introd. 223 f.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Tāmradvīpa (ताम्रद्वीप):—[=tāmra-dvīpa] [from tāmra] m. ‘copper-island’, Ceylon, [Divyāvadāna xxxvi.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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