- an artificial lake in SE Africa on the border of SW Zimbabwe and S Zambia: site of hydroelectric power project. About 2000 sq. mi. (5200 sq. km).
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No one ever risked his life in Kariba without first paying the river-doctor, or priest, for his prayers.
A few miles above Kariba we observed that, in two small hamlets, many of the inhabitants had a similar affection of the skin.
On their passage down the river, in approaching Kariba Rapids, they came upon a herd of upwards of thirty hippopotami.Great African Travellers
- a lake on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border, created by the building of the Kariba Dam across the Zambezi for hydroelectric power. Length: 282 km (175 miles)