- country in EC Africa, on the Indian Ocean: formerly a British crown colony & protectorate, it became independent & a member of the Commonwealth (1963): 224,962 sq mi (582,650 sq km); cap. Nairobi
- volcanic mountain in central Kenya: 17,040 ft (5,194 m)
A country of east-central Africa bordering on the Indian Ocean. The site of many fossils of early human species, Kenya was inhabited during historic times by various Cushitic, Nilotic, and Bantu peoples including the Kikuyu and the Masai. The coast was settled by Arab traders in the 8th century AD and later (16th-18th century) by the Portuguese. Kenya became a British protectorate in 1890 and crown colony in 1920. It achieved independence in 1963. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city.x
- Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya.
- The cassava growing region of coastal Kenya is separated from cultivated areas inland by an arid belt which does not support intensive agriculture.
- The tea plant needs acidic conditions and lots of rain to flourish, and there are currently four major countries involved in modern tea cultivation and production in the world: India, Kenya, China and Sri Lanka.
- Mackinder, "Journey to the Summit of Mount Kenya," Geog.
- Its only notable production of a ceramic character was the work of Miura Kenya (1830-1843), who followed the methods of the celebrated Haritsu (I 6881704) of KiOto in decorating plain or lacquered wood with mosaics of raku faience having colored glazes.
- KENYA, a great volcanic mountain in British East Africa, situated just south of the equator in 37° 20' E.