Definition of East africa
1. Noun. A geographical area in eastern Africa.
Terms within: Burundi, Republic Of Burundi, Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic, Kenya, Republic Of Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic Of Tanzania, Republic Of Uganda, Uganda
Group relationships: Africa
Derivative terms: East African
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Lexicographical Neighbors of East Africa
Literary usage of East africa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"As it is the actual boundary between the British and Italian spheres oí influence in east africa, it is of considerable interest, as also in connection with ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"British east africa Protectorate: À territory under British control in the eastern part of Africa, including coast landeten miles wide nominally belonging ..."
3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"Across the boundary line in British east africa a British railway parallels the two German lines and the boundary between the colonies, running from Mombasa ..."
4. The New Map of Africa (1900-1916): A History of European Expansion and by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1916)
"The large Protectorate of British east africa stretches from the coast of the Indian Ocean between Italian Somaliland and German east africa back to the ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The Précis of Information concerning the British east africa Protectorate (issued ... The work of the Imperial British east africa Company ¡s concisely and ..."
6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Rothschild W. Species of hartebeest from east africa. . . . Nov. ... [New bate from east africa.] Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., London, (Ser. 7). ..."