British East Africa love

British East Africa

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar.

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  • noun the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar

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Examples

  • These treaties were the foundation of what is now known as British East Africa, and related mainly to the Kilimanjaro and

    The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Volume 2

  • Zambezi_Safaris Fact of the day; Kenya, formerly known as British East Africa, became independent in 1963 and a republic in 1964.

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  • - then called British East Africa - after the birth of two daughters in quick succession left her feeling listless and trapped.

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  • Lest we forget, Balfour's Conservative government (Balfour was prime minister in 1902-05) had offered the fertile "white highlands" in British East Africa as a Jewish homeland.

    The Great Promise

  • A curious, mock-Tudor building with a large interior courtyard garden, it soon became a focal point for the whole of British East Africa, as well as the favored watering hole of the notorious Happy Valley set, a dissolute group of aristocratic settlers introduced to a wider audience by the 1987 movie "White Mischief," starring Greta Scacchi and Charles Dance.

    Andrew Harper: The Sad Decline of The Norfolk, Nairobi

  • A curious, mock-Tudor building with a large interior courtyard garden, it soon became a focal point for the whole of British East Africa, as well as the favored watering hole of the notorious Happy Valley set, a dissolute group of aristocratic settlers introduced to a wider audience by the 1987 movie "White Mischief," starring Greta Scacchi and Charles Dance.

    Andrew Harper: The Sad Decline of The Norfolk, Nairobi

  • A curious, mock-Tudor building with a large interior courtyard garden, it soon became a focal point for the whole of British East Africa, as well as the favored watering hole of the notorious Happy Valley set, a dissolute group of aristocratic settlers introduced to a wider audience by the 1987 movie "White Mischief," starring Greta Scacchi and Charles Dance.

    Andrew Harper: The Sad Decline of The Norfolk, Nairobi

  • Such troops, commanded by white officers, were called "sepoys" in the British Indian Army and "askaris" in British East Africa.

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  • I mean, Theodor Herzl was given a virtual promise from Britain that the Jews could have a part of British East Africa to colonize, but when he tried to present the idea at the Zionist Congress, he was howled down, and almost lost the leadership.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Here is German East Africa, three times the size of Germany itself, bordered to the northeast by a similar-sized swath called British East Africa.

    Far From Flanders Fields

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