- a state of Nigeria, in the NE. Capital: Gombe. Pop: 2 353 879(2006). Area: 18 768 sq km (7246 sq miles)
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Wednesday, October 4th, found them traveling toward the Gombe River.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa
Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
He had never seen such a hunters paradise as that on the river Gombe, which waters the country.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
We crept along the plain noiselessly to our camp on the banks of the sluggish waters of the Gombe.
On the 7th of February we arrived at the Gombe, and camped near one of its largest lakes.
We were now in Ukonongo, having entered this district when we crossed the Gombe creek.