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Tanzania Line breaks: Tan¦za|nia
Pronunciation: /ˌtanzəˈnɪə/

Definition of Tanzania in English:

A country in East Africa with a coastline on the Indian Ocean; population 41,048,500 (est. 2009); official languages, Swahili and English; capital, Dodoma.

Tanzania consists of a mainland area (the former Tanganyika) and the island of Zanzibar. A German colony (German East Africa) from the late 19th century, Tanganyika became a British mandate after the First World War and a trust territory, administered by Britain, after the Second, before becoming independent within the Commonwealth in 1961. It was named Tanzania after its union with Zanzibar in 1964


Pronunciation: /tanzəˈniːən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Most of the victims and their family members who testify that day are ordinary Tanzanians, relatives of the guards and drivers who were killed.
  • Almost a simultaneous attack hit the US embassy in Dar el Salaam, killing 11 Tanzanians.
  • When we come down on the Tanzanian side we will set off on a four-day safari, and at the end we get four days to chill out on the beach in Zanzibar.

Words that rhyme with Tanzania

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