Zambezi

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Zam·be·zi

 (zăm-bē′zē)
A river, about 2,735 km (1,700 mi) long, of central and southern Africa rising in northwest Zambia and flowing south and east to the Mozambique Channel.

Zambezi

(zæmˈbiːzɪ) or

Zambese

n
(Placename) a river in S central and E Africa, rising in NW Zambia and flowing across E Angola back into Zambia, continuing south to the Caprivi Strip of Namibia, then east forming the Zambia–Zimbabwe border, and finally crossing Mozambique to the Indian Ocean: the fourth longest river in Africa. Length: 2740 km (1700 miles)

Zam•be•zi

(zæmˈbi zi)

n.
a river in S Africa, flowing S and E from NW Zambia into the Mozambique Channel of the Indian Ocean. 1650 mi. (2657 km) long.
Zam•be′zi•an, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zambezi - an African riverZambezi - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Angola, Republic of Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
Mocambique, Mozambique, Republic of Mozambique - a republic on the southeastern coast of Africa on the Mozambique Channel; became independent from Portugal in 1975
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
Victoria Falls, Victoria - a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
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Stories of headhunters and cannibals in Borneo, floating down the muddy Zambese River, or trekking through Botswana brought life, wonder, and color to the exhibits.
El Zambese crece y transporta gran cantidad de volumen de agua, 6,000 [m.