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Definitions for zimbabwe
zɪmˈbɑb weɪ, -wizim·bab·we

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesianoun

    a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980

Wiktionary

  1. Zimbabwenoun

    Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Zimbabwe. Formerly called Southern Rhodesia or Rhodesia.

    Etymology: From dzimba-dze-mabwe, in reference to .

Freebase

  1. Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. The capital is Harare. Zimbabwe achieved de jure sovereignty from the United Kingdom in April 1980, following 14 years as an unrecognised state under the conservative white minority government of Rhodesia, which unilaterally declared independence in 1965. Zimbabwe has 16 official languages. English, Shona and Ndebele are the most widely spoken languages. The present territory was first demarcated by Cecil Rhodes of the British South Africa Company, becoming a self-governing colony as Southern Rhodesia in 1923. President Robert Mugabe is head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces; Morgan Tsvangirai is the serving Prime Minister. Praised as a champion for the anti-colonial cause, Mugabe is also viewed as an authoritarian responsible for Zimbabwe's mediocre human rights record and substantial economic decline. He has held power since internationally recognised independence in 1980: as head of government since 1980 and head of state since 1987.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Zimbabwe

    A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zimbabwe in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zimbabwe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of zimbabwe in a Sentence

  1. Rupert Colville:

    We are deeply concerned by the socio-economic crisis that continues to unfold in Zimbabwe, the dire economic situation is now impacting negatively on the realization of the economic and social rights of millions of Zimbabweans.

  2. Emmerson Mnangagwa:

    Zimbabwe is going through both political and economic reforms and these do not come easily. It will take time for things to settle and results to be shown, in normal circumstances the president should have canceled the trip or booked a flight back home to deal with a very urgent situation, but it could be that he has absolute confidence that his deputy is in charge.

  3. Alex Magaisa:

    This is a reflection of the culture of corruption now dominant in Zimbabwe.

  4. Joice Mujuru:

    Today we confirm our existence as a viable home grown political party. Zimbabwe People First is here, we are not fighting one man but a system, that system which is unjust.

  5. Deprose Muchena:

    The arrests of Hopewell Chin' ono and Jacob Ngarivhume are designed to intimidate and send a chilling message to journalists, whistleblowers and activists who draw attention to matters of public interest in Zimbabwe.

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