[ kah-gair-uh ]
/ kɑˈgɛər ə /
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a river in equatorial Africa flowing into Lake Victoria from the west: the most remote headstream of the Nile. 430 miles (690 km) long.
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Example sentences from the Web for Kagera
The Kagera, through its entire length, maintains almost the same depth and volume.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
The exploration of the Kagera has been largely the work of German travellers.
By him the stream was called “Kitangŭl,” kagera being given as equivalent to “river.”
British Dictionary definitions for Kagera
/ (kæˈɡɛrə) /
a river in E Africa, rising in headstreams on the border between Tanzania and Rwanda and flowing east to Lake Victoria: the most remote headstream of the Nile and largest tributary of Lake Victoria. Length: about 480 km (300 miles)
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