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

  • The capital (until 2005) and largest city of Tanzania, in the eastern part of the country on an arm of the Indian Ocean. It was founded in 1862 by the sultan of Zanzibar. The name means "haven of peace.” Population: 2,330,000.

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  • proper n. A city in; and the former capital of; Tanzania

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  • n. the capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean

Etymologies

Arabic دار السلام (daar al-salaam) "house of peace" (Wiktionary)

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