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

  • The capital and largest city of Zambia, in the south-central part of the country. It was founded by Europeans in 1905.

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  • proper noun Capital of Zambia

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  • noun the capital and largest city of Zambia


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  • LUSAKA: At least 31 people died and dozens were seriously injured when two passenger trains collided in the southern Zambian town of Kalomo, 400 kilometres (250 miles) from Lusaka, police said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LUSAKA - Angola's UNITA movement has accepted a government offer of places in a new Luanda administration, an African diplomat monitoring the Angolan peace talks in Lusaka said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LUSAKA - Angolan government and rebel negotiators, a peace deal apparently within reach, left the Zambian capital of Lusaka for consultations with their leaders in Luanda and Huambo.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LUSAKA - Negotiators from the Angolan government and the rebel movement UNITA made progress at talks in Lusaka on a ceasefire in the civil war.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • LUSAKA - Talks to end Angola's civil war appeared to be in trouble after an Angolan envoy accused UNITA rebels of launching fresh military attacks while talking peace in Lusaka.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • That's what we want to see, a completion of what we call the Lusaka peace process.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2001

  • She's not in a mediating role there, specifically, but we're trying to work with the parties to make clear that our preference is they get back to what we call the Lusaka track, the Lusaka dialogue, which has fallen apart over the last several months.

    Press Briefing By Jake Siewert And David Leavy

  • A magistrate in Lusaka acquitted former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba of corruption charges this week in a ruling that has received mixed reactions in Zambia.

    Global Voices in English » Zambia: Reactions to Chiluba’s acquittal

  • The Baptist Church in Lusaka, for instance, has embarked on special prayers for those who may have drifted into Satanism.

    The Satanic Perspective on the USA’s Troubling Times | Disinformation

  • Note that this speech was presented on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) in Lusaka — i.e., outside of South Africa — in June 1985, nine years after the uprising.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976


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