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ZAMBEZI

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Zambezi mean? 

ZAMBEZI (noun)
  The noun ZAMBEZI has 1 sense:

1. an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ZAMBEZI (noun)


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Meaning:

An African river; flows into the Indian Ocean

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

Zambezi; Zambezi River

Instance hypernyms:

river (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek))

Meronyms (parts of "Zambezi"):

Victoria; Victoria Falls (a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally)

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

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)


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