Northern Rhodesia

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Northern Rhodesia

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Northern Rhodesia

n
(Placename) the former name (until 1964) of Zambia

Zam•bi•a

(ˈzæm bi ə)

n.
a republic in S central Africa: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1964. 11,163,160; 290,586 sq. mi. (752,614 sq. km). Cap.: Lusaka. Formerly, Northern Rhodesia.
Zam′bi•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Northern Rhodesia - a republic in central AfricaNorthern Rhodesia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
capital of Zambia, Lusaka - the capital and largest city of Zambia
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Victoria Falls, Victoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
Zambezi, Zambezi River - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Cewa, Chewa, Chichewa - a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe
Zambian - a native or inhabitant of Zambia
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