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  1. Lake, a shallow marshy lake in NW Botswana, N of the Kalahari desert. About 40 miles (64 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • On reaching Kolobeng from 'Ngami they found the station deserted.

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  • Surface water is scarce, but there is underground water, besides swampy lakes such as Ngami.

  • While at the Cape, Livingstone had heard something of a fresh-water lake ('Ngami) which all the missionaries were eager to see.

  • Lake 'Ngami, large though it was, was but a little fraction of the vast lake that had once spread itself over the south.

  • The people were friendly, and informed us that this water came out of the Ngami.