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Urundi

[oo-roon-dee]
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noun
  1. former name of Burundi.
Compare Ruanda-Urundi.
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Examples from the Web for urundi

Historical Examples

  • On the fourth day we arrived at Nyabigma, a sandy island in Urundi.

    How I Found Livingstone

    Henry M. Stanley

  • Direct north of Urundi is Ruanda; also a very large country.

    How I Found Livingstone

    Henry M. Stanley

  • He was originally from Urundi, a large country bordering the northeastern part of Lake Tanganika.

  • Through Ujiji we enter Urundi, and there is again a visible improvement.

  • We had passed the boundary line between Ujiji and Urundi half-an-hour before arriving at Nyabigma.

    How I Found Livingstone

    Henry M. Stanley


British Dictionary definitions for urundi

Urundi

noun
  1. the former name (until 1962) of Burundi
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