Kabwe

geographical name
Ka·​bwe | \ ˈkä-(ˌ)bwā How to pronounce Kabwe (audio) \
variants: or formerly Broken Hill \ ˈbrō-​kən How to pronounce Broken Hill (audio) \

Definition of Kabwe

city in central Zambia population 202,600

Note: In 1921, a fossil skull dating from 125,000 to 300,000 years ago was discovered in a metal-ore mine in Kabwe. The skull, known as the Kabwe or Broken Hill skull, belonged to a hominid of the genus Homo (H. heidelbergensis).

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“Kabwe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kabwe. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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