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  1. the former name (until 1982) of Hwange
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Examples from the Web for wankie

Historical Examples of wankie

  • Having arrived at Wankie's Town in eight days, the donkeys having been safely towed across the river, troubles now began.

    Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O.

    J.G. Millais

  • Coal occurs in three areas and one of them, Wankie,—a vast field,—is extensively operated.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • The country is also rich in iron ore, and at Wankie is the great coal-mining district.