American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of east-central Africa on the Indian Ocean. Inhabited since prehistoric times and settled by Bantu peoples by the tenth century, most of the region became a German protectorate in 1891 and passed to the British in 1920 as Tanganyika. Zanzibar, a narrow strip along the coast, was a British protectorate after 1890. Tanganyika achieved independence in 1961 and joined with Zanzibar in 1964 to form Tanzania. Dar es Salaam is the capital (until 2005) and the largest city; Dodoma is the designated capital. Population: 39,400,000.
- n. Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: United Republic of Tanzania.
- n. a republic in eastern Africa
- Blend of Tanganyika and Zanzibar + -ia, combining the names of the former countries that merged to form Tanzania in 1964. (Wiktionary)
“The disease, which she contracted three months ago while holidaying in Tanzania, is an easier place to begin.”
“Our cyberspace bridge connecting America and my tiny, beautiful corner of the world in Tanzania is incredible.”
“The annual summer program of theatre arts workshops in Tanzania is fast approaching.”
“I suppose that much of my motivation for remaining in Tanzania is related to the things I have done in the last two years.”
“Life in Tanzania is good overall - the simple moments of beauty can be so hard to capture, though, and to write about.”
“Would really like to read about some of your experiences in Tanzania, with emphasis on guns and loads and game taken.”
“Preparing a single meal in Tanzania can take up to 3 hours which simply cannot be spared for a dedicated student.”
“As you may have guessed, there are no Amber Alerts in Tanzania, and there is also no rush.”
“For if we did, Development in Tanzania would grow rapidly.”
“A day can be the most excruciatingly epic experience while the last 9 MONTHS in Tanzania have been a blink.”
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Words I’ve mispronounced over the years (and a few I still have trouble saying today).
Looking for tweets for Tanzania.