a city in and the capital of Madagascar, in the central part.
- Formerly Ta·na·na·rive [French ta-na-na-reev; English tuh-nan-uh-reev] /French ta na naˈriv; English təˌnæn əˈriv/ .
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How to use Antananarivo in a sentence
It would be warm and sticky on the trip they were taking to Antananarivo, the island’s million-person capital 100 kilometers to the south, and then to Toamasina on the coast, another 350 kilometers away.The next pandemic is already here. Covid can teach us how to fight it. | Maryn McKenna | June 23, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Meanwhile, the cricket farm he helped Fisher launch is up and running in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo, producing several pounds of ground cricket meal a day.They're Healthy. They're Sustainable. So Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs? | Aryn Baker | February 26, 2021 | Time
Madame Pfeiffer, and the other six Europeans then in Antananarivo, were ordered to quit the capital immediately.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century | W. H. Davenport Adams
Their capital city of Antananarivo, in the center of the island, is a well-built city of over 100,000 inhabitants.
She was told that, at Antananarivo, about three hundred people were killed by lightning every year.The Story of Ida Pfeiffer | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for Antananarivo
the capital of Madagascar, on the central plateau: founded in the 17th century by a Hova chief; university (1961). Pop: 1 808 000 (2005 est): Former name: Tananarive
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