Definition of Caprivi Strip in English:

Caprivi Strip

Line breaks: Ca|privi Strip
Pronunciation: /kəˈpriːvi
 
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  • A narrow strip of Namibia which extends towards Zambia from the north-eastern corner of Namibia and reaches the Zambezi River.

Origin

named after Leo Graf von Caprivi, German imperial Chancellor (1890–4) at the time when this region became part of the colony of German South West Africa.

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