from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Speke, John Hanning 1827-1864. British explorer in Africa. He and Sir Richard Burton were the first Europeans to explore Lake Tanganyika (1858).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To speak.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal variant of spoke.
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- n. English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)
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