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A town of southern Uganda on Lake Victoria. Formerly (1894-1962) the capital of Uganda, it is the site of the international airport where in 1976 Israeli commandos rescued hostages held by a group of Palestinian hijackers.
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(Placename) a town in S Uganda, on Lake Victoria: British administrative centre of Uganda (1893–1958); international airport. Pop: 57 518 (2002 est)
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En•teb•be(ɛnˈtɛb ə, -ˈtɛb i)
a town in S Uganda, on Lake Victoria: former capital. 21,096.
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|Noun||1.||Entebbe - a town in southern Uganda on Lake Victoria; site of an international airport (where in 1976 Israeli commandos rescued hostages held aboard a plane by Palestinian hijackers)|
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