British East Africa

British East Africa
Brit′ish East` Af′rica
geg the former British territories of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • British East Africa — geographical name 1. see Kenya 2. the former British dependencies in E Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar, & Tanganyika …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Imperial British East Africa Company — The Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEAC) was the administrator of British East Africa, which was the forerunner of the East Africa Protectorate, later Kenya. The IBEAC was a commercial association founded to develop African trade in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Postage stamps and postal history of British East Africa — The early missionaries in British East Africa sent letters by runner to forwarding agents at Zanzibar. Post offices opened at Mombasa and Lamu in 1890, and after some initial surcharges of British postage stamps with values of 1/2, 1, and 4 annas …   Wikipedia

  • Imperial British East Africa Company — Von der Imperial British East Africa Company ausgestellte Briefmarke, 1890 Die Imperial British East Africa Company (IBEA) war ein kommerzielles britisches Unternehmen, das von 1888 bis 1895 Britisch Ostafrika verwaltete und damit den Vorläufer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • East Africa Protectorate — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = East Africa Protectorate common name = East Africa Protectorate| continent = Africa region = country = era = status = Protectorate status text= empire = British Empire government type …   Wikipedia

  • East Africa Protectorate — Flagge von Britisch Ostafrika und der nachfolgenden Kolonie Britisch Ostafrika (englisch: British East Africa) war ab 1895 ein britisches Protektorat, das größtenteils auf dem Areal des heutigen Kenia lag. Das Areal wird geschätzt auf 700,000 km² …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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