nyanza

[ nee-an-zuh, nahy- ]
/ niˈæn zə, naɪ- /

noun

(in central and East Africa) a large body of water, especially a lake.

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Origin of nyanza

< a Bantu language of the region; compare Shona nyanza lake, sea

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British Dictionary definitions for nyanza

nyanza
/ (ˈnjænzə, nɪˈænzə) /

noun

(capital when part of a name) (in E Africa) a lake

Word Origin for nyanza

from Bantu
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