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Āḷisāra

(ka), Npr., lit. that which is rendered
fertile by the dam
(1āli): (a) the region around modern Ela-
hăra in the Mātalē District of central Ceylon; (Vijayabā-
hu) saṅghassa pākavaṭṭatthaṁ raṭṭhaṁ datvâ~akaṁ,
Mhv LX 14, v. trsl. 215, n. 6; Gajabāhu narindo pi
~akaraṭṭhake catasso parisā nāma pāhini yujjhituṁ
puna, Mhv LXX 106; Parakkamabhujo Māyāgehâdhi-
nāyakaṁ . . . niyojesi yujjhituṁ ~ake, ib. 162; 164;
172; (b) the irrigation canal which probably gave the
name to the district and the village
Āḷigāma (q. v.);
~e dakabhāgaṁ vihārassa adāpayi (Vasabho), Mhv
XXXV 84; also v. Cūlavaṁsa trsl. p. 296 nn. 1—4
and PPN.