- a town in S Uganda, on Lake Victoria: international airport.
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The airplane landed at Entebbe, Uganda, and 105 Jewish and Israeli hostages were taken.The Tripwire on Flight 370
March 17, 2014
The first time was years ago when the Israelis successfully rescued the hostages at Entebbe airport in Uganda [on July 4, 1976].‘The Finish’: Mark Bowden on the Hunt for Osama bin Laden
October 15, 2012
He was also the father of Israeli military hero Jonathan Netanyahu, who died rescuing hostages in the daring 1976 raid on Entebbe.Benzion Netanyahu Obituary: A Strong Influence on Bibi
April 30, 2012
From Entebbe to Iran, The Daily Beast ranks the raids, from first to worst.The 13 Ballsiest Commando Raids
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Great improvements have been effected recently in the sanitation of Entebbe.
A good botanical garden that any city of half a million population would be proud of is found in Entebbe.
My time had been overstayed in Entebbe, so we took our departure for Kampala, the native capital.
In the small European community at Entebbe there have been quite recently two suicides.
The road from Entebbe to Kampala passes 108 through delicious country.
- a town in S Uganda, on Lake Victoria: British administrative centre of Uganda (1893–1958); international airport. Pop: 57 518 (2002 est)
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