Victoria, Lake
geographical name lake E Africa in Tanzania, Kenya, & Uganda area 26,828 square miles (69,484 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Victoria,Lake — Victoria, Lake also Victoria Ny·an·za (nī ănʹzə, nyänʹ ) A lake of east central Africa bordered by Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. It was sighted in 1858 by the British explorer John Speke, who was searching for the source of the Nile River. * * * …   Universalium

  • victoria lake — noun Usage: often capitalized V Etymology: from Victoria Lake, east central Africa : puce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victoria, Lake — lake betw. Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya; 26,828 sq. mi. Also Victoria Nyanza …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Victoria, Lake — or Victoria Nyanza Largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile River, east central Africa. The southern half lies in Tanzania, the northern half in Uganda; it borders Kenya in the northeast. With an area of 26,828 sq mi (69,484 sq km) …   Universalium

  • Victoria lake — noun see puce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victoria, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victoria Lake (Newfoundland) — Infobox lake lake name = Victoria Lake image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Newfoundland coords = coord|48|20|00|N|57|22|00|W|region:CA type:waterbody|display=inline,title type = inflow = outflow =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Nabugabo — Coordinates 00°22′12″S 31°54′00″E /  …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Victoria (disambiguation) — Lake Victoria may refer to:*Lake Victoria, a lake in Africa *in Australia **Lake Victoria (New South Wales), a lake in New South Wales, Australia **Lake Victoria (Victoria), a shallow saline lake on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, Australia… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Victoria — Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

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