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Kenya

Ken·ya

 (kĕn′yə, kēn′-)
A country of east-central Africa bordering on the Indian Ocean. The site of many fossils of early human species, Kenya was inhabited during historic times by various Cushitic, Nilotic, and Bantu peoples including the Kikuyu and the Masai. The coast was settled by Arab traders in the 8th century ad and later (16th-18th century) by the Portuguese. Kenya became a British protectorate in 1890 and crown colony in 1920. It achieved independence in 1963. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city.

Ken′yan adj. & n.

Kenya

(ˈkɛnjə; ˈkiːnjə)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in E Africa, on the Indian Ocean: became a British protectorate in 1895 and a colony in 1920; gained independence in 1963 and is a member of the Commonwealth. Tea and coffee constitute about a third of the total exports. Official languages: Swahili and English. Religions: Christian majority, animist minority. Currency: shilling. Capital: Nairobi. Pop: 44 037 656 (2013 est). Area: 582 647 sq km (224 960 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Mount Kenya an extinct volcano in central Kenya: the second highest mountain in Africa; girth at 2400 m (8000 ft) is about 150 km (95 miles). The regions above 3200 m (10 500 ft) constitute Mount Kenya National Park. Height: 5199 m (17 058 ft). Local name: Kirinyaga

Ken•ya

(ˈkɛn yə, ˈkin-)

n.
1. a republic in E Africa: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and formerly a British crown colony and protectorate. 28,808,658; 223,478 sq. mi. (578,808 sq. km). Cap.: Nairobi.
2. Mount, an extinct volcano in central Kenya. 17,040 ft. (5194 m).
Ken′yan, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kenya - a republic in eastern AfricaKenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
East Africa - a geographical area in eastern Africa
capital of Kenya, Nairobi - the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris
Kisumu - a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center
Mombasa - a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean
Nakuru - a city in western Kenya; commercial center of an agricultural region
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
Kenyan - a native or inhabitant of Kenya
Translations
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Kenjo
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ケニア
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ประเทศเคนยา
nước Kenya

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