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A country of east-central Africa bordering on the Indian Ocean. The site of many fossils of early human species, Kenya was inhabited during historic times by various Cushitic, Nilotic, and Bantu peoples including the Kikuyu and the Masai. The coast was settled by Arab traders in the 8th century ad and later (16th-18th century) by the Portuguese. Kenya became a British protectorate in 1890 and crown colony in 1920. It achieved independence in 1963. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city.
Ken′yan adj. & n.
1. (Placename) of or relating to Kenya or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Kenya or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Kenya
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|Noun||1.||Kenyan - a native or inhabitant of Kenya |
Kenya, Republic of Kenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
|Adj.||1.||Kenyan - of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people; "Kenyan mountains"|
người Kenyathuộc nước/người/tiếng Kenya
Kenyan[ˈkenjən] ADJ & N → keniano/a m/f
adj → kényan(e)
n → Kényan(e) m/f