Ruanda-Urundi

geographical name
Ru·​an·​da-Urun·​di | \ rü-ˈän-dä-ü-ˈrün-dē \
variants: or Belgian East Africa

Definition of Ruanda-Urundi

former trust territory of east central Africa bordering on Lake Tanganyika and comprising two districts, Ru*an*da \ rü-​ˈän-​dä \ (capital Kigali) and Urun*di \ ü-​ˈrün-​dē \ (capital Usumbura), administered by Belgium under the League of Nations mandate 1919–45 and under U.N. trusteeship 1946–62; capital Usumbura — see burundi, rwanda

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