Definition of Kenya in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkenyə/
Pronunciation: /ˈkēnyə/
A country in East Africa, on the Indian Ocean; population 39,002,800 (est. 2009); capital, Nairobi; languages, Swahili (official), English (official), and Kikuyu.

Populated largely by Bantu-speaking peoples, Kenya became a British Crown Colony in 1920. The demands made on land by European settlers led to the Mau Mau rebellion of the 1950s. Kenya became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1963, and a republic was established the following year.

Words that rhyme with Kenya

Mantegna, Sardegna, tenure

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Syllabification: Ken·ya

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