Dar es Salaam

or Dar-es-Sa·laam

[ dahr es suh-lahm ]
/ ˌdɑr ɛs səˈlɑm /

noun

a seaport in Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: the former capital.
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Dar es Salaam

/ (ˈdɑːr ɛs səˈlɑːm) /

noun

the chief port of Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: capital of German East Africa (1891–1916); capital of Tanzania until 1983 when it was officially replaced by Dodoma, though still retaining some functions; university (1963). Pop: 2 683 000 (2005 est)

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