from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A country of east-central Africa with a coastline on Lake Tanganyika. It was inhabited originally by the Twa, a Pygmy people, and later also by Hutus and Tutsis, the latter gaining political and economic dominance in the 19th century. The area formed part of German East Africa and later of Belgian-ruled Ruanda-Urundi before it became an independent kingdom in 1962. Bujumbura is the capital and the largest city. Population: 8,390,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Burundi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Burundi.
  • adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Burundian people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Burundi or its people
  • n. a landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika


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