East African


Definition of East African

: 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

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First Known Use of East African

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“East African.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20African. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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