- a river in SE Africa, flowing E along the Tanzania-Mozambique border to the Indian Ocean. About 450 miles (725 km) long.
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They reached the mouth of the Rovuma on the 25th of February.Great African Travellers
Thither we went, and on the same evening landed all our animals in Mikindany bay, which lies only twenty-five miles N. of Rovuma.
They had to abandon the project of getting from the lake to the Rovuma, and exploring eastward.
His future endeavors in connection with the Rovuma receive their explanation from this unwelcome discovery.
The Rovuma came from mountains to the west, having only a very minute connection with Nyassa.