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[oo-jee-jee] /uˈdʒi dʒi/
See under Kigoma-Ujiji. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A caravan which came from Ujiji reported that there was a white man in that country.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • He has entered Ujiji and heard from the faithful Susi that the explorer yet lives.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • A white man had been seen by them who had lately arrived at Ujiji from Manyema.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had been at Ujiji before, and had gone away and returned.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was supposed that Ujiji would be found much of the same character.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Cameron was on his way toward Ujiji to rescue Livingstone when he heard of his death.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • On his arrival at Tanganyika he was ferried across to Ujiji.

    Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
  • They were to the former as the celebrities of Ujiji or Unyamwesi to the celebrities of his own country.

    Two on a Tower Thomas Hardy
  • Where are our prisoners that the Belgians took in Ujiji and along the line?

    Sketches of the East Africa Campaign

    Robert Valentine Dolbey
  • I then informed him I required him as captain of my soldiers to Ujiji.

    How I Found Livingstone Henry M. Stanley
British Dictionary definitions for Ujiji


a town in W Tanzania, on Lake Tanganyika: a former slave and ivory centre; the place where Stanley found Livingstone in 1871. It merged with the neighbouring town of Kigoma to form Kigoma-Ujiji in the 1960s
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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