Definition of Nyasaland

1. Noun. A landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964.

Exact synonyms: Malawi, Republic Of Malawi
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Terms within: Blantyre, Capital Of Malawi, Lilongwe, Zomba, Lake Malawi, Lake Nyasa
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Cewa, Chewa, Chichewa, Malawian
Derivative terms: Malawian



Definition of Nyasaland

1. Proper noun. A former country in Africa, now called Malawi. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyasaland

Nuttallia
Nutter
Nuu-chah-nulth
Nuuk
Nuxálk
Nuyorican
Nuyoricans
Nuytsia
Nuytsia floribunda
Nva
Nyakyusa
Nyamuragira
Nyamwezi
Nyanja
Nyankole
Nyasaland
Nyaturucha
Nyaturuwil
Nyaya
Nyctaginaceae
Nyctaginia
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctereutes
Nyctereutes procyonides
Nyctian
Nycticebus
Nycticebus pygmaeus
Nycticebus tardigradua

Literary usage of Nyasaland

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1. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"(2) North nyasaland to 7000 ft., Whyte. C. phyllostachys, Baker. ... (2) North nyasaland, 2000 to 4000 ft., Whyte. C. valida, Baker. (2) North nyasaland to ..."

2. Harvard African Studies by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology African Dept (1922)
"Concerning the ethnology of the peoples of nyasaland, little has been written. ... 7 HL Duff, nyasaland under the foreign office, London, 1903. ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"Sir JOHN KIKK : After hearing the interesting account given by her Majesty's Commissioner of the steady advance that has been made in nyasaland, ..."

4. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Northern Rhodesia and nyasaland arc rx offirio members of the Court. DEFENCE The Army of Rhodesia and nyasaland, with headquarters in Salisbury is comprised ..."

5. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"On a Collection of Birds from nyasaland. By Captain GE SHELLEY, FZS DR. SCLATER has asked me to arrange and name a third collection of birds lately received ..."

6. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1908)
"The CHAIRMAN called upon Sir Alfred Sharpe, KCMG, CB, to read his Paper on nyasaland. GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION. "British Central Africa" has hitherto been the ..."

7. The Partition of Africa by John Scott Keltie (1895)
"CHAPTER XI BRITISH ADVANCES IN THE SOUTH AND EAST South Africa—Bechuanaland — Damaraland—South African Confedera tion—Matabeleland—nyasaland—Zanzibar—The ..."

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