Nyasaland


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Ny·as·a·land

 (nī-ăs′ə-lănd′, nyä′sä-)
See Malawi.
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Nyasaland

(nɪˈæsəˌlænd; naɪˈæsə-)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1964) of Malawi
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nyasaland - a landlocked republic in southern central AfricaNyasaland - 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
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Translations

Nyasaland

nNjassaland nt
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Malawi, formerly Nyasaland, has a strong historical connection with Scotland, amongst them the one with the great explorer and missionary David Livingstone.
Beyond regular table manners, it could also teach our leaders that it's not good to overeat at the banquet table or to eat and talk with a full mouth.NO RELATIONSHIPIt has had plenty of experience in simply teaching manners and good behaviour, with sister institutions from early on in Nyasaland (Malawi), Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), Northern Rhodesia and Nigeria.
Later, after our chat, just to be sure I wasn't talking nonsense or dealing with false memory, I looked up Jeanes School and discovered that they existed in Nyasaland, Northern and Southern Rhodesia, better known today as Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (UCRN), like most African colonial universities, was designed as an elite institution.
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1953 Federal Constitution of Rhodesia and Nyasaland goes into effect.
What is today Malawi came under British control in 1891, and it was named the colony of 'Nyasaland' in 1907.
After working at Logie, Rev Napier became a missionary and went out to Blantyre, Nyasaland (Malawi), where, according to the Observer, "he did excellent work".
They came from countries as far afield as Nigeria, the Gambia, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), South Africa, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Nyasaland (now Malawi), Kenya and the Gold Coast which is now Ghana.