Sin: මොරවක – மொறவக்க moṟavakka
‘Peacock Bend’ SP, Sri Lanka
From Sin: monara, ‘peacock’; and waka, ‘bend, curve’.
The Nilwala Ganga and the roads that skirt it do indeed fan out here on the bend in the river like a peacock’s tail feathers.
Th town is surrounded by mountains, tea estates, cinnamon plantations and paddy fields.