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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.


(zæmˈbiːzɪ) or


(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)


(zæmˈbi zi)

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.
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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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Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Mr Prince Maele will today leave for Namibia to attend Zambezi Watercourse Technical Committee (ZAMTEC) Council of Ministers meeting on tomorrow.
Under the deal, CGG will soon start acquisition of a new multi-client survey of up to 40,000 km2 of 3D data over the Beira High in the Zambezi Delta, covering blocks Z5-C and Z5-D and surrounding open acreage.
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Establishing the Environmental Flow Regime for the Middle Zambezi River
Anglers began noticing a decline in vundu catches along the Zambezi River, and through the 1990s, their possible plight was highlighted through the pages of this magazine, and by concerned anglers and even by competition organisers.
The new showroom has been set up in Montana in Pretoria by Legacy Auto Group managing director, Rob Sexton, and dealer principal, Christo Lindeque, who each have a 50 percent shareholding in the venture and two other dealerships on the site, Zambezi Auto (BMW) and Legends at Zambezi (Mini).
The park, the mighty Zambezi, and the valley itself offer some of the finest unspoiled nature on the African continent.
MAPUTO (CyHAN)- For the last five years, crocodiles have killed 175 people along the Zambezi River in the Mozambique western province of Tete, wounding another 130, according to local news agency on Tuesday.
All that remained was ripped trousers when police arrived at the banks of the Zambezi river in northern Zimbabwe.
The new Zambezi Dry land Maize Champion is Fred Mwabi.
New York (AirGuide - Airline & Travel News) Tue, Feb 4, 2014 Adventure seekers will find a worthy challenge in Livingstone, Zambia, where a natural formation on the Zambezi River, Devil's Pool, takes them to the very edge of the Victoria Falls and offers a heart-stopping view of the 300-foot drop below a twice as high as Niagara Falls.