a river in S Africa, flowing S and W from Zambia through E Angola and Zambia and then E along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe into and through central Mozambique to the Indian Ocean. 1,650 miles (2,657 km) long.
- Zam·be·zi·an, adjective
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How to use Zambezi in a sentence
How else could he prove that the Zambezi was “a highway” into the interior?Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200 | Tim Jeal | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had already taken Mary and their three children on two journeys to the Zambezi region.Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200 | Tim Jeal | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
We have desired delay, and we have had it, and we are now practically masters of Africa from the Zambezi to the Cape.The Last Boer War | H. Rider Haggard
Ndhlalambi had felt called some time before to carry the Gospel beyond the Zambezi.South and South Central Africa | H. Frances Davidson
Will you not join with us that he may be kept humble and not get away from his call to give the Gospel beyond the Zambezi?South and South Central Africa | H. Frances Davidson
Ci-bodzo of the Zambezi delta is also an archaic type of great interest.
With this family may also be associated the languages of the Portuguese coast-region south of the Zambezi as far as Inhambane.
British Dictionary definitions for Zambezi
a river in S central and E Africa, rising in NW Zambia and flowing across E Angola back into Zambia, continuing south to the Caprivi Strip of Namibia, then east forming the Zambia–Zimbabwe border, and finally crossing Mozambique to the Indian Ocean: the fourth longest river in Africa. Length: 2740 km (1700 miles)
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