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Speke(spēk), John Hanning 1827-1864.
British explorer in Africa. He and Sir Richard Burton were the first Europeans to explore Lake Tanganyika (1858).
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|Noun||1.||Speke - English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)|
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