German East Africa


noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for German East Africa

German East Africa

noun

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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