South–West Africaor 1884–1919
German Southwest Africa
Definition of Namibia
country on the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Africa that is bisected by the Tropic of Capricorn; capital Windhoek area 318,321 square miles (824,451 square kilometers), population 2,113,077 ◆Until 1990 Namibia was a territory administered by South Africa, which captured it from Germany in World War I.
Namibianplay \-bē-ən, -byən\ adjective or noun
NAMIBIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Namibia for English Language Learners
: country in Africa
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