/ (uːˈdʒiːdʒɪ) /
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a town in W Tanzania, on Lake Tanganyika: a former slave and ivory centre; the place where Stanley found Livingstone in 1871. It merged with the neighbouring town of Kigoma to form Kigoma-Ujiji in the 1960s
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Words nearby Ujiji
Uisnech, UIT, uitlander, uitwaaien, ujamaa village, Ujiji, Ujjain, Ujpest, Ujung Pandang, U.K., UKAEA
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How to use Ujiji in a sentence
But by the 29th of July all the sick had recovered, and the caravan was loaded up for Ujiji.
It was plain that it was useless to open the direct road to Ujiji, which lay through Mirambo's district.
Was he, indeed, so near this great inland sea, of which Ujiji was the chief harbor?
We had awakened Ujiji to the fact that a caravan was coming, and the people were witnessed running up in hundreds to meet us.
At length, in the latter part of May, he reached Ujiji, where he formerly found Livingstone.