Definition of Zanzibar in English:

Zanzibar

Syllabification: Zan·zi·bar
Pronunciation: /ˈzanzəˌbär
 
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An island off the coast of East Africa, part of Tanzania; population 1,207,500 (2009, with Pemba). In 1964, it became a republic and united with Tanganyika to form Tanzania.

Derivatives

Zanzibari

Pronunciation: /ˌzanzəˈbärē/
adjective & noun
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  • The island's chef cooks up Zanzibari, African, Indian, and Middle Eastern cuisine, all made from local produce and seafood.
  • A left wing coup by black Zanzibaris overthrew the Arab dominated government that had been in power since 1963.
  • There are also a small number of Muslims, who were converted by the influence of Zanzibari slave traders in the 1870s.

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