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Zanzibar

geographical name Zan·zi·bar \ˈzan-zə-ˌbär\

Definition of ZANZIBAR

1
island E Africa off NE Tanzania mainland area 600 square miles (1554 square kilometers), pop 700,000; formerly a sultanate, with Pemba & adjacent islands forming a British protectorate; became independent 1963; united 1964 with Tanganyika to form Tanzania
2
city & port of the island & formerly of protectorate pop 205,807
Zan·zi·bari \ˌzan-zə-ˈbär-ē\ noun or adjective

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