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The capital and largest city of Zambia, in the south-central part of the country. It was founded by Europeans in 1905.


(luːˈzɑːkə; -ˈsɑːkə)
(Placename) the capital of Zambia, in the southeast at an altitude of 1280 m (4200 ft): became capital of Northern Rhodesia in 1932 and of Zambia in 1964; University of Zambia (1966). Pop: 1 450 000 (2005 est)


(luˈsɑ kə)

the capital of Zambia, in the S central part. 982,362.
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Noun1.Lusaka - the capital and largest city of Zambia
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
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LUSAKA, ZAMBIA * An international meeting to discuss economic growth and trade in sub-Saharan Africa provided a chance for countries in the region and the United States to take steps to reduce stifling poverty and promote balanced trade, said the archbishop of Lusaka.
The volunteers, from Cardiff, Barry, Bridgend, Llantwit Major and Ystrad, were flying to Lusaka, Zambia, today as part of a team of 12 young people and five adults who are all experts in first aid.
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The HIV Nurse Education Project was established in February 2006 as part of a new link between University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka, Zambia and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH), Brighton, England.
10 in the Lancet, is based on a cross-sectional survey in Lusaka, Zambia, and found that among 1,000 children, 84 percent had a history of measles vaccination but only 67 percent had antibodies to measles virus.
In this study researchers enrolled 958 HIV-infected women and their infants in Lusaka, Zambia.
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