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KENYA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Kenya mean? 

KENYA (noun)
  The noun KENYA has 1 sense:

1. a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya

  Familiarity information: KENYA used as a noun is very rare.


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KENYA (noun)


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Meaning:

A republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Kenya; Republic of Kenya

Instance hypernyms:

African country; African nation (countries occupying the African continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Kenya"):

capital of Kenya; Nairobi (the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris)

Kisumu (a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center)

Mombasa (a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean)

Nakuru (a city in western Kenya; commercial center of an agricultural region)

Meronyms (members of "Kenya"):

Kenyan (a native or inhabitant of Kenya)

Holonyms ("Kenya" is a part of...):

Africa (the second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean)


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