Definition of Nyanza
1. a lake [n -S] - See also: lake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyanza
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Literary usage of Nyanza
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"( ) Letter from Mr. EM Stanley, on his Journey from the Alberi nyanza to the southern side of Victoria nyanza* (Bead at the Evening Meeting, November 25th, ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Mission of Victoria nyanza, founded in 1878 by the White Fathers of Cardinal ... A Decree of 6 July, 1894, divided Victoria nyanza into three autonomous ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The southern reservoir is Albert Edward nyanza (qv). Lake Albert lies between ic 9' and 2° 17' N. and 30° 30' and 31° 35' E., at an elevation of about 2000 ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1885)
"The young Scotchman, Joseph Thomson, has returned from his expedition to Victoria nyanza, and hne given in outline an account of the remarkable results of ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1884)
"Through the Masai Country to Victoria nyanza. By JOSEPH THOMSON. ... As leader of your expedition to Mount Kenia and Victoria nyanza, I appear before you ..."
6. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... camp—At the grand divan: Selim Bey—Stairs' column rolls into camp with piles of wealth—Mr. Bonny despatched to the nyanza to bring up baggage—Text of my ..."
7. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"(It must be observed as a remarkable geographical feature that practically no running stream enters the Victoria nyanza along the whole of its northern ..."