Dar es Salaam

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Dar es Sa·laam

 (där′ ĕs sə-läm′)
The largest city and former capital of Tanzania, in the eastern part of the country on an arm of the Indian Ocean. It was founded in 1862 by the sultan of Zanzibar.

Dar es Salaam

(ˈdɑːr ɛs səˈlɑːm)
n
(Placename) the chief port of Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: capital of German East Africa (1891–1916); capital of Tanzania until 1983 when it was officially replaced by Dodoma, though still retaining some functions; university (1963). Pop: 2 683 000 (2005 est)

Dar es Sa•laam

or Dar-es-Sa•laam

(ˌdɑr ɛs səˈlɑm)
n.
a seaport in Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean. 1,360,850.
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Noun1.Dar es Salaam - the capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania - a republic in eastern Africa
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Dar es Salaam

[ˈdaːrɛssəˈlɑːm] nDar-es-Salaam f
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