Tanganyika definitions

tăn'gən-yē'kə, tăng'-
A former country of east-central Africa. Awarded to Britain in the breakup of German East Africa after World War I, Tanganyika became independent in 1961 and joined with Zanzibar to form Tanzania in 1964.
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Mainland region of Tanzania, on the E coast of Africa: a former British territory, it became a member of the Commonwealth as an independent republic in 1961: united with Zanzibar to form Tanzania (1964)
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Lake in EC Africa, between Tanganyika & the Democratic Republic of the Congo: 12,700 sq mi (32,893 sq km)
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