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Mozambique Channel   /mˌoʊzæmbˈik tʃˈænəl/   Listen
Mozambique Channel

An arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and southeastern Africa.

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"Mozambique Channel" Quotes from Famous Books

... to the markets of Italy. At the present day, almost the whole of the south coast of Arabia fronting the Indian Ocean, nearly from the head of the Persian Gulf to the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, as well as the eastern coast of Africa, from Cape Guardafui to the entrance of the Mozambique Channel a seaboard approaching 4000 miles in length—is more or less subject to the Sultan of Muscat, [33] a prince whose power is almost wholly maritime, and whose dominions nowhere extend more than thirty or forty miles inland: while our ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - April 1843 • Various

... at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

Words linked to "Mozambique Channel" :   channel, Indian Ocean

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