ZABA (Ζάβα), a small place on the northern coast of Taprobane or Ceylon, noticed by Ptolemy (7.4.13).
It has not been identified with any modern site. [V]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.