Ruanda-Urundi

geographical name Ru·an·da-Urun·di \ rü-ˈän-dä-ü-ˈrün-dē \
variants: or Belgian East Africa

Definition of Ruanda-Urundi

former trust territory of east central Africa bordering on Lake Tanganyika and comprising two districts, Ruanda (capital Kigali) and Urundi (capital Usumbura), administered by Belgium under the League of Nations mandate 1919–45 and under U.N. trusteeship 1946–62; capital Usumbura — see burundi, rwanda

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