Uganda

geographical name
Ugan·​da | \ ü-ˈgän-də How to pronounce Uganda (audio) , yü-, -ˈgan- \

Definition of Uganda

republic in eastern Africa north of Lake Victoria capital Kampala area 93,065 square miles (241,038 square kilometers), population 40,854,000

Note: Uganda is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Other Words from Uganda

Ugandan \ ü-​ˈgän-​dən How to pronounce Ugandan (audio) , yü-​ , -​ˈgan-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Uganda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uganda. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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