Definition of Malawi in English:

Malawi

Line breaks: Ma¦lawi
Pronunciation: /məˈlɑːwi
 
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A country of south central Africa, in the Great Rift Valley; population 15,028,800 (est. 2009); official languages, English and Nyanja; capital, Lilongwe.

As Nyasaland Malawi was a British protectorate from 1891, and from 1953 to 1963 was a part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. It became an independent Commonwealth state under Hastings Banda in 1964 and a republic in 1966

Derivatives

Malawian

adjective & noun
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  • Thousands of Malawians have been lining up here for hours, under a scorching sun, waiting for hand outs.
  • Here it's easy to forget that 65% of Malawians live on less than one US dollar a day.
  • I have published several poems, short stories and literary features in Malawian national newspapers.

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