Kenya

geographical name Ken·ya \ ˈke-nyə , ˈkē- \
variants: or formerly British East Africa

Definition of Kenya

republic in eastern Africa bordering on the Indian Ocean to the east and Lake Victoria to the west, crossed by the Equator, and having the Great Rift Valley running north–south through its western part; a member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony and protectorate; capital Nairobi area 224,960 square miles (584,896 square kilometers), population 38,610,097

Kenyan

play \-nyən\ adjective or noun


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