Definitions for ruanda-urundi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a former territory in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: administered by Belgium as a United Nations trust territory 1946–62; now divided into the independent states of Rwanda and Burundi.
Category: Geography (places)
Ruanda-Urundi was a part of German East Africa under Belgian military occupation from 1916 to 1924, a League of Nations class B mandate of Belgium from 1924 to 1945 and then a United Nations trust territory until 1962, when it became the independent states of Rwanda and Burundi.
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