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Dar es Salaam

or Dar-es-Sa·laam

[dahr es suh-lahm]
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noun
  1. a seaport in Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: the former capital.
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Examples from the Web for dar es salaam

Historical Examples

  • All he knows is to give me a letter from the Kaiserliche dumkopf at Dar-es-salaam.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

  • Malarial and black-water fever are prevalent in Dar-es-Salaam.

  • Caravans from Dar-es-Salaam to Tanganyika take 60 days to do the journey.

  • First, there was the lucky "coincidence" of the Dar-es-Salaam Exhibition.

  • She had destroyed the port of Dar-es-Salaam, and had sunk a German gunboat and a floating dock.


British Dictionary definitions for dar es salaam

Dar es Salaam

noun
  1. the chief port of Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: capital of German East Africa (1891–1916); capital of Tanzania until 1983 when it was officially replaced by Dodoma, though still retaining some functions; university (1963). Pop: 2 683 000 (2005 est)
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