German East Africa


noun
  1. a former German territory in E Africa, the area now comprised of continental Tanzania and the independent republics of Rwanda and Burundi.

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How to use German East Africa in a sentence

  • There were also several officials with high-sounding titles who were going out to their stations in German East Africa.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • Two professional ivory hunters were starting for German East Africa by way of the lake.

    In Africa | John T. McCutcheon
  • Indians of (the late) German East Africa find themselves in a worse position than heretofore.

    Freedom's Battle | Mahatma Gandhi
  • German East Africa was actually and potentially by far the most valuable of German oversea possessions.

  • German East Africa is in many places barren and almost everywhere malarious.

British Dictionary definitions for German East Africa

German East Africa

noun
  1. a former German territory in E Africa, consisting of Tanganyika and Ruanda-Urundi: divided in 1919 between Great Britain and Belgium; now in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi

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