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Umtali

[oo m-tah-lee]
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noun
  1. former name of Mutare.
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Examples from the Web for umtali

Historical Examples

  • From Victoria to Umtali you could make a junction with the existing line to Beira.

    Through South Africa

    Henry M. Stanley

  • And just for the moment he was with her on the way to Umtali.

    The Garden Party

    Katherine Mansfield

  • This road was intercepted near Umtali, and held by a powerful tribe of rebels under Makoni.

    The Matabele Campaign

    R. S. S. Baden-Powell

  • We crossed the site of New Umtali, whither Umtali is to be moved to be on the railway line.

    The Matabele Campaign

    R. S. S. Baden-Powell

  • There was only one road, namely, that vi Umtali to the coast at Beira, by which food could come.

    The Matabele Campaign

    R. S. S. Baden-Powell


British Dictionary definitions for umtali

Umtali

noun
  1. the former name (until 1982) of Mutare
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