Definition of Malawi in English:

Share this entry

Malawi

Pronunciation: /məˈlɑːwi/
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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Ma¦lawi

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.