British East Africa

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n British East Africa the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar
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Usage

In literature:

Only toward the east, through British East Africa, lay reasonable assurance of freedom.
"Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
This adventure I have in mind happened in British East Africa, in Uganda.
"The Light of Western Stars" by Zane Grey
In British East Africa the cloud is perhaps the thickest.
"Freedom's Battle" by Mahatma Gandhi
On the strength of this Bismarck pinched out an area almost as big as British East Africa.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
The countries which he explored then, became afterwards British East Africa.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
BARINGO, a lake of British East Africa, some 30 m. N. of the equator in the eastern rift-valley.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The British Empire includes the Near East, Southern Asia, Africa, Australia and half of North America.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
This first night of Africa we rowed happily across its starlit lagoon in the full glamour of the East to enjoy British hospitality.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
I. BRITISH BIRDS WHICH EXTEND TO NORTH AFRICA AND CENTRAL OR NORTH-EAST ASIA.
"Island Life" by Alfred Russel Wallace
Experimental work has been carried on, and in 1904 Uganda exported about 43 bales of cotton, and British East Africa about 177 bales.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
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