[ loo-sah-kuh ]
/ luˈsɑ kə /
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a city in and the capital of Zambia, in the S central part.
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Example sentences from the Web for Lusaka
Customs wants us to park it in a dusty lot behind their office in Lusaka.
Along with other High Commissioners I went to Lusaka airport to receive Mrs Thatcher.The Time Margaret Thatcher Met One of India's 'God Men'|David Frum|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Lusaka
/ (luːˈzɑːkə, -ˈsɑːkə) /
the capital of Zambia, in the southeast at an altitude of 1280 m (4200 ft): became capital of Northern Rhodesia in 1932 and of Zambia in 1964; University of Zambia (1966). Pop: 1 450 000 (2005 est)
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