- VICTORIA NYANZA
- a lake in East Central Africa, on the Equator, is about the size of Ireland, 300 m. long and 20 m. broad, at an elevation of 3500 ft. above the sea-level; discovered by Captain Speke in 1858, and circumnavigated by Stanley in 1875; is regarded as the head-source of the Nile, the waters of it flowing through Albert Nyanza 80 m. to the N., between which two lakes lies the territory of Uganda.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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Victoria Nyanza — /nuy an zeuh, nee , nyahn zah/ Victoria (def. 10). * * * … Universalium
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