Ruanda-Urundi

geographical name
Ru·​an·​da-Urun·​di | \ rü-ˈän-dä-ü-ˈrün-dē How to pronounce Ruanda-Urundi (audio) \
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 How to pronounce Ruanda-Urundi (audio) \ (capital Kigali) and Urun*di \ ü-​ˈrün-​dē How to pronounce Ruanda-Urundi (audio) \ (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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“Ruanda-Urundi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ruanda-Urundi. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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