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Malawi

Ma·la·wi

 (mə-lä′wē)
A country of southeast Africa. Center of the widespread Malawi kingdom from the 1400s to the late 1700s, the region became a British protectorate in 1891 and was known as Nyasaland from 1907 until 1964. It joined Northern and Southern Rhodesia (now Zambia and Zimbabwe) in a federation from 1953 to 1963 and became independent as Malawi in 1964. Lilongwe is the capital and Blantyre the largest city.

Ma·la′wi·an adj. & n.

Malawi

(məˈlɑːwɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in E central Africa: established as a British protectorate in 1891; became independent in 1964 and a republic, within the Commonwealth, in 1966; lies along the Great Rift Valley, with Lake Nyasa (Malawi) along the E border, the Nyika Plateau in the northwest, and the Shire (or Shiré) Highlands in the southeast. Official language: Chichewa; English and various other Bantu languages are also widely spoken. Religion: Christian majority, Muslim, and animist minorities. Currency: kwacha. Capital: Lilongwe. Pop: 16 777 547 (2013 est). Area: 118 484 sq km (45 747 sq miles). Former name: Nyasaland
2. (Placename) Lake Malawi the Malawi name for (Lake) Nyasa

Ma•la•wi

(məˈlɑ wi)

n., pl. -wis, (esp. collectively) -wi.
1. Formerly, Nyasaland. a republic in SE Africa, on Lake Malawi: formerly a British protectorate; became an independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1964; a republic since 1966. 10,000,416; 45,747 sq. mi. (118,484 sq. km).Cap.: Lilongwe.
2. Lake. Formerly, Nyasa. a lake in SE Africa, between Malawi, Tanzania, and Mozambique. 11,000 sq. mi. (28,500 sq. km).
3. Maravi.
Ma•la′wi•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Malawi - a landlocked republic in southern central AfricaMalawi - a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
Blantyre - city in southern Malawi; largest city and commercial center of Malawi
capital of Malawi, Lilongwe - the capital of Malawi; located in south central Malawi
Zomba - a city in southern Malawi; was the capital until 1971
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
Lake Malawi, Lake Nyasa - a long lake in southeastern Africa between Tanzania, Mozambique, and Malawi
Cewa, Chewa, Chichewa - a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe
Malawian - a native or inhabitant of Malawi
Translations
Malawi
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Malavi
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マラウィマラウイ
말라위
Malawi
Malawi
ประเทศมาลาวี
nước Malawi

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[məˈlɑːwɪ] nil Malawi

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مَلَاوِي Malawi Malawi Malawi Μαλάουι Malaui Malawi Malawi Malavi Malawi マラウィ 말라위 Malawi Malawi Malawi Maláui, Malávi Малави Malawi ประเทศมาลาวี Malavi nước Malawi 马拉维
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