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[kuh-foo-ey, kah-]
  1. a river in S central Africa, flowing SE along the Zaire-Zambia border and then SW and E through Zambia to the Zambezi River above Kariba Lake. About 600 miles (965 km) long.
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Historical Examples of kafue

  • The Kafue, hardly smaller than the Zambesi itself, comes into it from the north.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • We crossed two never-failing rivulets also flowing into the Kafue.

  • I've seen you do it often enough when we hunted kudu on the Kafue.'


    John Buchan

  • In 1905 they also opened one at Nambala, about seventy-five miles north of the Kafue.

  • In descending the Zambesi, we encounter the great river Kafue, which flows from the north.

    The Desert World

    Arthur Mangin