Jinja

[ jin-jah ]
/ ˈdʒɪn dʒɑ /
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noun

a city in SE Uganda, on Lake Victoria.

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Examples from the Web for jinja

  • Jinja is destined to become a very important place in the future economy of Central Africa.

    My African Journey|Winston Churchill
  • All day long we voyaged in these sheltered waters, and in the evening the lights of Jinja guided us to our destination.

    My African Journey|Winston Churchill
  • From Jinja a railroad, the only one in Uganda, extends northward 59 miles.



British Dictionary definitions for jinja

Jinja

/ (ˈdʒɪndʒə) /

noun

a town in Uganda, on the N shore of Lake Victoria. Pop: 86 520 (2002 est)
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