Definition of East African

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or located in East Africa.

Partainyms: East Africa
Derivative terms: East Africa



Definition of East African

1. Adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to East Africa, its people, or its culture. ¹

2. Noun. An East African person; one who comes from or lives in East Africa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of East African

Earthling
Earthlings
Earthman
Earthmen
Earthscape
Earthscapes
Earthshine
Earthwoman
Earthwomen
East
East-Flanders
East-West engine
East-West engines
East-sider
East Africa
East African (current term)
East African sleeping sickness
East African trypanosomiasis
East Africans
East Anglia
East Asia
East Asian
East Asians
East Berlin
East Berliner
East Berliners
East Bird's Head
East Chadic
East China Sea
East Coast

Literary usage of East African

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. To the Central African Lakes and Back: The Narrative of the Royal by Joseph Thompson (1881)
"... FROM 317 OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE East African EXPEDITION. By JOSEPH THOMSON, and computed by LIEUT. ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"BRITISH East African PLATEAU LAND AND ITS ECONOMIC CONDITIONS. ... East Africa and the Home Government—w*0 to be created within our East African empire. ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"PROGRESS OF THE SOCIETY'S East African EXPEDITION': Progress of the Society's East African Expedition : Journey along Western Side of Laice Tanganyika. ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"THE EAST-AFRICAN LAKE COUNTRY From ' Tropical Africa ' SOMEWHERE in the Shire' Highlands, in 1859, Livingstone saw a large lake — Lake ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1858)
"On the 5th January, 1857, I intimated to you our intention of visiting the East African mainland. The death of the Imam of Muskat, ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"THE RISE OF OUR East African EMPIRE. " HAPPY is the country that has no history." Regarding interior Africa we are disposed to grant this at once ; and we ..."

7. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"The Rise of our East African Empire. By Captain (now General Sir FD) Lugard, DSO Two vols. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood,. 2. A Naturalist in Mid-Africa. ..."

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