East African

adjective

: of or relating to eastern Africa or its inhabitants
usually used in reference to the countries of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Somalia
East African national parks

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of East African was in 1830

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“East African.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20African. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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