Definitions

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  • n. a geographical area in eastern Africa

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Examples

  • CC: I read the script, and actually went on Angels Of East Africa, which is Sam's website for his charity and his orphanage.

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  • She was sent to be a midwifery tutor at a nursing school in the Cherangani Hills in Pokot, an area of Kenya that the Lonely Planet Guide describes as "East Africa's best-kept secret".

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  • St. James's Palace officials said Wednesday the brief trip is designed to draw attention to the worsening food shortage crisis in East Africa, which is affecting an estimated 13 million people.

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  • The transformation of the former Portugesse colonies into an eventual dominion starts apace, to be known as East Africa the induction into the imperial parliament is predicted within eight years, meanwhile local elections and education on self governance starts, planned land redistibution between portugeese settlers and black natives takes place in a controlled enviroment overseen by Imperial troops.

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  • If accepted, Papahanaumokuakea would join an exclusive list of sites with outstanding universal value that are unique and diverse - such as East Africa's Serengeti, the Egyptian Pyramids, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and the Galapagos Islands, a news release from the governor's office said.

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  • If inscribed under the World Heritage Convention, Papahanaumokuakea would join a globally exclusive list of sites with outstanding universal value that are unique and diverse - such as East Africa's Serengeti, the Egyptian Pyramids, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, and the Galapagos Islands.

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  • SAFARI 1. For a brief account of Krapf as “the first Protestant missionary to East Africa,” see M.

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  • In 1843 an obsessive Lutheran missionary, Johann Ludwig Krapf, a native of übingen, Germany, set out from his post in Abyssinia for the coast of East Africa.

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  • The hearings inject new uncertainty into East Africa's largest economy as it prepares for a presidential election: Two of the accused are potential contenders in a vote expected in December—Uhuru Kenyatta, who holds deputy prime minister and finance minister posts and is Kenya's richest man, as well as ex-Higher Education Minister William Ruto.

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  • Al Shabaab, blamed for recent abductions in Kenya and bombings in East Africa, staged an ambush Thursday, attacking AU regional peacekeeping forces moving against the militant group's last strongholds in Mogadishu, while neighboring Kenya advanced on militants in the south.

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