Type Country
Pronounced Pron. ZAM-bee-ə(English)
ZAHM-bee-a(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

From the name of the Zambezi River. It was adopted as the name of the African country of Zambia, formerly called Northern Rhodesia, when it became independent of the United Kingdom in 1964.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesZambiya(Arabic) Zambiya(Belarusian) Zambija(Bosnian) Zambiya(Bulgarian) Zambija(Croatian) Zambie(Czech) Sambia(Finnish) Zambie(French) Sambia(German) Zanbia(Japanese) Zambiya(Kazakh) Zambija(Latvian) Zambija(Lithuanian) Zambija(Macedonian) Zâmbia(Portuguese) Zambiya(Russian) Zambija(Serbian) Zambezi(Shona) Zambija(Slovene) Zambiya(Turkish) Zambiya(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingZâmbia

Entry added April 25, 2021