Kenya: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ken'yu, kēn'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in E Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony and protectorate. 13,500,000; 223,478 sq. mi. (578,808 sq. km). Cap.: Nairobi.
  2. an extinct volcano in central Kenya. 17,040 ft. (5194 m).
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