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Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza


  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)


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