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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Parakkamapura:1.Parakkamapura.A town built by Parakkamabāhu I.It was evidently another name for Pulatthinagara,which Parakkambāhu laid out and embellished in various ways.Cv.lxxiv.15; see also lxxii.151; for the identification see Cv.Trs.ii.22,n.1.

2.Parakkamapura.A stronghold in South India,built at Kundukāla by the general Lankāpura.The Chronicle contains a vivid account of a battle,which took place just outside the gates of the stronghold between the forces of Lankāpura and of Kulasekhara.But no more is heard of the stronghold; it may have been abandoned in favor of another.Cv.lxxvi.121,133,147,150.

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