Scripts زنجبار (Arabic)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/21/2017
Means "black-skinned coast", from the Arabic زنجبار (Zanjibār) which is from Persian زنگبار (zangebâr), a combination of Persian زنگی (zangi) "black, dark-skinned" and بار (bār) "bank, shore, coast". This is the name of an archipelago and semi-autonomous region of Tanzania.