from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A former colonial possession of central Africa. Once a part of German East Africa, the territory was occupied (1919) by Belgian troops during World War I and became (1961) a Belgian League of Nations mandate under the name Ruanda-Urundi. When independence was achieved in 1962, the region split into the present-day countries of Rwanda and Burundi.
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