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The capital and largest city of Zimbabwe, in the northeast part of the country. Founded by the British in 1890, it is a manufacturing and tobacco-processing center. Its name was changed from Salisbury in 1982 to honor a 19th-century African leader.


(Placename) the capital of Zimbabwe, in the northeast: University of Zimbabwe (1957); industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 1 527 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1982): Salisbury


(həˈrɑr eɪ)

the capital of Zimbabwe, in the NE part. 675,000. Formerly, Salisbury.
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Noun1.Harare - the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
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