Definitions for victoria nyanzanaɪˈæn zə, ni-, ˈnyɑn zɑ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Victo′ria Ny•an′zanaɪˈæn zə, ni-, ˈnyɑn zɑ(n.)
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Victoria (def. 7). 10
Lake Victoria, Victoria Nyanza(noun)
the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a lake in East Central Africa, on the Equator, is about the size of Ireland, 300 m. long and 20 m. broad, at an elevation of 3500 ft. above the sea-level; discovered by Captain Speke in 1858, and circumnavigated by Stanley in 1875; is regarded as the head-source of the Nile, the waters of it flowing through Albert Nyanza 80 m. to the N., between which two lakes lies the territory of Uganda.
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