Zambia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (zam'bē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate and part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland; gained independence 1964; a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 5,500,000; 288,130 sq. mi. (746,256 sq. km). Cap.: Lusaka. Formerly,
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