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British East Africa   /brˈɪtɪʃ ist ˈæfrəkə/   Listen
British East Africa

noun
1.
The former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar.






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"British East Africa" Quotes from Famous Books



... Kingozi here took shrewd advantage of the fact that German East Africa was peacefully occupied without necessity of the spectacular tribal wars of Matabeland, Zululand, Basutoland, and the Wakamba district of British East Africa. Lenani's advice to his people was given at the close of the Wakamba war. Said he: "There is no doubt that the Masai are a greater people than the Wakamba, and in case of war we could fight the white man harder than the Wakamba fought him. Undoubtedly, ...
— The Leopard Woman • Stewart Edward White et al

... Mannlichers, one eight-millimeter Mauser, and two .256 Mannlichers. We were switched off the .450s because a government regulation forbids the use of that caliber in Uganda, although it is permitted in British East Africa, and so we played safe by getting the .475s. This rifle is a heavy gun that carries a bullet large enough to jolt a fixed star and recoil enough to put one's starboard shoulder in the hospital for a day or so. Theoretically, the sportsman uses this weapon in ...
— In Africa - Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country • John T. McCutcheon



Words linked to "British East Africa" :   territory, territorial dominion, district, dominion, British Empire



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