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(Placename) a city in S Malawi: the capital of Malawi until 1971. Pop: 101 423 (2005)
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(ˈzɒm bə)

a city in S Malawi: the former capital. 53,000.
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Noun1.Zomba - a city in southern Malawi; was the capital until 1971
Malawi, Nyasaland, Republic of Malawi - a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
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...- Madnomad Blog It was time to make a detour south to Zomba. I was hosted in a township and that was nice.