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British East Africa

noun

  1. a comprehensive term for the former British territories of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.


British East Africa

noun

  1. the former British possessions of Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar, before their independence in the 1960s


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Here he lay waiting for eighteen months, threatening British East Africa.

The countries which he explored then, became afterwards British East Africa.

British East Africa was at once drawn into the vortex of the war.

Bettonia known by three species is from British East Africa.

He went by way of British East Africa, though what he did and how long he remained there, no man has discovered.

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