Zanzibar: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (zan'zu-bär", zan"zu-bär'), [key]
- an island off the E coast of Africa: with Pemba and adjacent small islands it formerly comprised a sultanate under British protection; became independent in 1963; now part of Tanzania. 421,000; 640 sq. mi. (1658 sq. km).
- a seaport on W Zanzibar, Tanzania.
- zanzibar (Thesaurus)