Definition of Central africa

1. Noun. A landlocked country in central Africa; formerly under French control; became independent in 1960.

Exact synonyms: Central African Republic
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Bangui, Capital Of Central Africa
Group relationships: Africa



Definition of Central africa

1. Proper noun. A core region of the African continent which includes Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Central africa

1. The geographical area of africa comprising cameroon, central african republic, chad, congo, equatorial guinea, gabon, and democratic republic of the congo. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Central Africa

centonel
centonels
centones
centonism
centos
centr'd
centra
centractin
centrad
centrage
central
central-bearing device
central-bearing point
central-bearing tracing device
central Recklinghausen's disease type II
central africa (current term)
central amputation
central and lateral intermediate substance
central angiospastic retinitis
central angiospastic retinopathy
central angle
central angles
central apnea
central apparatus
central areolar choroidal atrophy
central areolar choroidal sclerosis
central artery
central artery of retina
central artery of the retina
central atom

Literary usage of Central africa

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1887)
"TIIK PEOPLE OF central africa. THE northern boundary of the Bantu language, to which almost all tribes and nations of central africa belong, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Before leaving for central africa he spent eight months on the Lebanon and at other places in Syria to acquaint himself with the rites and customs of the ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1849)
"COMMERCE OF central africa. THE attention of the English has long since been directed to the commerce of central africa. This has been one of their avowed ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1859)
"At the close of his paper Mr. Macqueen makes the following remarks on the commercial value of South central africa :— " In taking a general survey of Africa ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"OX THE INFLUENCE OK ARAB TRADERS IN WEST central africa. ticable to ride. It appeared that most of the summits, if approached •with judgment, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"The Story of the Universities' Mission to central africa. ... Memoir of Edward Steere, third Missionary Bishop in central africa. By Rev. ..."

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