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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Rwanda mean? 

RWANDA (noun)
  The noun RWANDA has 1 sense:

1. a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony

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

 Dictionary entry details 

RWANDA (noun)

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A landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony

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Nouns denoting spatial position


Ruanda; Rwanda; Rwandese Republic

Instance hypernyms:

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

Meronyms (parts of "Rwanda"):

capital of Rwanda; Kigali (the national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda)

Kivu; Lake Kivu (a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda)

Meronyms (members of "Rwanda"):

Hutu (a member of a Bantu people living in Rwanda and Burundi)

Tutsi; Watusi; Watutsi (a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi)

Rwandan (a native or inhabitant of Rwanda)

Domain member region:

ALIR; Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; FAR; Former Armed Forces; Interahamwe (a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again)

Holonyms ("Rwanda" 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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