Meaning of Zanzibar



English: Zanzibar
Bangla:
Hindi: ज़ै़ज़िबार
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Definition: 1

an island off the E coast of Africa: with Pemba and adjacent small islands it formerly comprised a sultanate under British protection; became independent in 1963; now part of Tanzania. 640 sq. mi. (1658 sq. km).

Definition: 2

a seaport on W Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Definition: 3

an island in the Indian Ocean, off the E coast of Africa: settled by Persians and Arabs from the 7th century onwards; became a flourishing trading centre for slaves, ivory, and cloves; made a British protectorate in 1890, becoming independent within the Commonwealth in 1963 and a republic in 1964; joined with Tanganyika in 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Pop: 622 459 (2002)