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El·gon

 (ĕl′gŏn′), Mount
An extinct volcano, 4,321 m (14,178 ft) high, on the Kenya-Uganda border.
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Elgon

(ˈɛlɡɒn)
n
(Placename) Mount Elgon an extinct volcano in E Africa, on the Kenya-Uganda border. Height: 4321m (14 178 ft)
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Spearheading the Tobacco to Bamboo project pioneering the construction of cheap bamboo houses in the Mau and Kakamega areas of Western Kenya, Kibwange says that by developing the homes "we could change the lives of many people and with about 15,000ha of mature bamboo ready to be used, particularly in the Aberdares, Mau ranges, Mt Kenya and Mt Elgon, we have a viable and inexpensive housing material in Kenya".
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People in the Mount Elgon district still face violence from the rebel Sabaot Land Defence Force (SLDF), nearly two years after it was established, said Medicins Sans Frontieres.