Zambia

geographical name
Zam·​bia | \ ˈzam-bē-ə How to pronounce Zambia (audio) \
variants: or formerly Northern Rhodesia

Definition of Zambia

landlocked country in southern Africa; capital Lusaka area 290,587 square miles (752,618 square kilometers), population 16,445,000

Note: Formerly a British protectorate, Zambia has been an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations since 1964.

Other Words from Zambia

Zambian \ ˈzam-​bē-​ən How to pronounce Zambia (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Zambia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zambia. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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