American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of south-central Africa. The original San inhabitants were pushed out by migrating Bantus between the 16th and 18th centuries, and the area was explored by David Livingstone in the 1850s. It was administered after 1889 by the British South Africa Company, founded by Cecil Rhodes, becoming the protectorate of Northern Rhodesia in 1911 and passing to British administration in 1924. From 1953 to 1963 it was part of the colonial federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, gaining independence in 1964 as the republic of Zambia. Lusaka is the capital and the largest city. Population: 11,500,000.
- n. A country in southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Zambia. Formerly called Northern Rhodesia.
- n. a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
“Themba Hadebe/Associated Press ZAMBIA VOTES: Zambian election observers looked on as results were announced at the election center in Lusaka, Zambia, on Friday.”
“GUN-RUNNING CHARGES AGAINST ZAMBIA BASED ON RUMOURS, SAYS U.N. Robert Fowler, chairman of the U.N. Security Council comittee on sanctions against Angola's UNITA rebel movement Thursday said arms trafficking charges againt Zambia were based on rumours rather than facts.”
“If an eight-year-old girl in Zambia is sickly and anemic, what difference does that make in our wifi world?”
“Kaunda, 72, hit out at what he called Zambia's "apartheid constitution" and urged African countries to fight it like they fought "apartheid in South Africa and Idi Amin in Uganda.”
“As CNN mentioned, “for Greg Krause, the pass is a chance to raise money for a charity close to his heart, an elementary school in Zambia that his parents created for orphaned children in a small village two hours from a main road.””
“The Chinese Embassy in Zambia meanwhile has pledged to cooperate with the investigation and deal with “offenders and the inciters of the riot,” while remaining predictably silent on systemic causes of workers 'unrest.”
“The first is in Zambia, where Equality Now is successfully working against the rape and sexual assault of school girls by their teachers.”
“The problem of rape and abuse against schoolgirls in Zambia continued unchecked.”
“According to union officials, workers at Collum Coal Mine are among the lowest-paid miners in Zambia, with some getting as little as $70 a month.”
“Women in Zambia have special vision to help the vulnerable”
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