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Jinja

[jin-jah] /ˈdʒɪn dʒɑ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Uganda, on Lake Victoria.
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  • From Jinja a railroad, the only one in Uganda, extends northward 59 miles.

  • All day long we voyaged in these sheltered waters, and in the evening the lights of Jinja guided us to our destination.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill
  • Jinja is destined to become a very important place in the future economy of Central Africa.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for Jinja

Jinja

/ˈdʒɪndʒə/
noun
1.
a town in Uganda, on the N shore of Lake Victoria. Pop: 86 520 (2002 est)
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