- former name of Malawi(def 1).
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Examples from the Web for nyasaland
My family later moved to Nyasaland, now Malawi, and we lived there until I was seven.Richard Dawkins: How I Write
November 27, 2013
Nyasaland has also too long suffered from Imperial parsimony.
Coolies are also exported for government employment in Nyasaland.
The climate of Nyasaland has slain more valuable men than the assegais of the Angoni.
These regiments are recruited from Nyasaland in the south to Nubia and Abyssinia in the north.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign
Robert Valentine Dolbey
- the former name (until 1964) of Malawi