Sunset over the Zambezi River.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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river in S Africa, flowing from NW Zambia into the Mozambique Channel: c. 1,600 mi (2,575 km)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A river, about 2,735 km (1,700 mi) long, of central and southern Africa rising in northwest Zambia and flowing south and west to the Mozambique Channel.