British East Africa

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British East Africa

The former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar.

British East Africa

n
(Placename) the former British possessions of Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar, before their independence in the 1960s

Brit′ish East` Af′rica


n.
the former British territories of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
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Noun1.British East Africa - the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
British Empire - a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand; "the sun never sets on the British Empire"
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TABLE 1: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KENYAN ECONOMY Year Event 1895 British East African Protectorate created.
of Life Sciences) draws not only on academic studies, but also on the experience of his own grandparents and parents, who lived through the partitioning of the frontiers region between the Empire of Ethiopia and the British East African Protectorate of Kenya.
The British East African Protectorate covered modern day Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.

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