or formerly Northern Rhodesia geographical name country S Africa; formerly a British protectorate; independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations since 1964 capital Lusaka area 290,585 square miles (752,615 square kilometers), population 9,132,000 • Zambian adjective or noun

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