Mosi-oa-Tunya


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Mosi-oa-Tunya

(ˈmɒsɪ-wa-ˈtuːnja)
pl n
(Placename) the local name for Victoria Falls
[from Lozi: 'the smoke that thunders']
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So, too, does he marvel at landscapes, always with a sense of their regional rootedness: Victoria Falls may have become so because of outsiders, but in the text it is described in local terms, as Mosi-oa-Tunya, "the smoke that thunders.
Mosi-oa-Tunya, which is located in Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone in southern Zambia, marks the entry of Enel in the countrys renewables market.
From The Royal Livingstone, enjoy a unique opportunity to create your own adventure as did David Livingstone, the explorer who discovered the mighty Mosi-Oa-Tunya (Smoke that Thunders) National Park and fell in love with this incredible country.
He decided to name it after the then-queen but it's still also known by its original name Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders).
Most of the Bushes' four-day stay in Zambia is focused on renovating the Mosi-Oa-Tunya health centre in Livingstone.
The grandeur of Mosi-oa-Tunya ('the smoke that thunders') in Zimbabwe or the magical transformation of the Blue Nile's Tis Isat ('smoking fire') in Ethiopia, from trickle to torrent in the rainy season, might be investigated through video and Google Earth imagery.
Holy smoke The Makololo tribe called Victoria Falls Mosi-oa-Tunya, or Smoke that Thunders.
The glamorous, glorious resort is right by the mighty Zambezi river on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls and - hardly a surprise since it lies inside the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park - has a lot of animals living in its manicured grounds.
Shooting 1,000 feet into the sky, it can be seen 3o miles away, hence the name Mosi-oa-Tunya.
In fact, for us in Livingstone, residents tend to feel offended when we are expected to pay US$15 per person to go into the Mosi-oa-Tunya Park for a couple of hours.
There is a moment of silence in reverence to the scene before us and then the guide breaks it with, "That is Mosi-oa-Tunya, or the Mighty Smoke that Thunders, rising from the crash of the Victoria Falls.