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Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza

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  1. . a lake in East Africa, in Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, at an altitude of 1134 m (3720 ft): the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world; drained by the Victoria Nile. Area: 69 485 sq km (26 828 sq miles)

Example Sentences Including 'Lake Victoria'

And on Africa's Lake Victoria , the Amazonian water hyacinth has been helped in its takeover by the Nile perch.
New Scientist (1998)
As we flew low over Lake Victoria , the Ugandan fishermen stood in their boats below waving their shirts at us.
Jon Snow SHOOTING HISTORY: A Personal Journey (2004)
I was the only one there who'd actually crossed Lake Victoria on a boat and Castro wanted to hear about the steam trains in Tanzania.
Dexter Petley WHITE LIES (2003)
It's handmade by Luo tribesmen from Lake Victoria in Kenya, and has water-resistant canvas sides and leather straps and handles.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
The White comes from Lake Victoria , which borders Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
CBC (2004)
They'd bought these old gunboats which Amin had bummed off Israel to invade Tanzania from Lake Victoria.
Dexter Petley WHITE LIES (2003)
Wildlife rangers are hunting crocodiles reckoned to have killed 43 people in six months near the shoreline of Lake Victoria in Uganda.
Sun, News of the World (2002)

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