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ZIMBABWE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Zimbabwe mean? 

ZIMBABWE (noun)
  The noun ZIMBABWE has 1 sense:

1. a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ZIMBABWE (noun)


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Meaning:

A landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Republic of Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Southern Rhodesia; Zimbabwe

Instance hypernyms:

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

Meronyms (parts of "Zimbabwe"):

capital of Zimbabwe; Harare; Salisbury (the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe)

Bulawayo (industrial city in southwestern Zimbabwe)

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

Zambezi; Zambezi River (an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean)

Meronyms (members of "Zimbabwe"):

Chewa (a member of a Negro people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe)

Zimbabwean (a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe)

Holonyms ("Zimbabwe" 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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