Sin: තුල්හිරියා tulhiriyā

‘Bulrush’ WP, Sri Lanka.

From Sin: thunhiriya, ‘bulrush’ [Schoennoplectus grossus].

A tall grass-like water/wetland reed in the ‘sedge’ family with long stems, cylindrical heads and tipped with flowers.

Thulhiriya is now a large, 165 acre clothing free trade zone managed by MAS Holdings.

For related place names see Sri Lanka Place names.