a river in SE Africa, flowing E along the Tanzania-Mozambique border to the Indian Ocean. About 450 miles (725 km) long.
noun 1. a mountain group in central Africa between Lake Albert and Lake Edward: sometimes identified with Ptolemy’s “Mountains of the Moon.” Highest peak, Mt. Ngaliema (Stanley), with two summits: Mt. Margherita, 16,795 feet (5119 meters), and Mt. Alexandra, 16,726 feet (5098 meters). noun 1. a mountain range in central Africa, on the border between […]
noun 1. Ruisdael. noun 1. Jacob van [yah-kawp vahn] /ˌyɑ kɔp vɑn/ (Show IPA), 1628?–82, Dutch painter. 2. his uncle, Salomon van [sah-law-mawn vahn] /ˈsɑ lɔˌmɔn vɑn/ (Show IPA), 1601?–70, Dutch painter. noun 1. a variant spelling of Ruisdael noun 1. Jacob van (ˈjaːkɔp van). ?1628–82, Dutch landscape painter
noun 1. Michel Adriaanssoon de [Dutch mi-khuh l ah-dree-ahn-soon duh] /Dutch ˈmɪ xəl ˌɑ driˈɑn sun də/ (Show IPA), 1607–76, Dutch admiral. noun 1. Michiel Adriaanszoon de (miːˈxiːl ˌaːdriˈaːnsun də). 1607–76, Dutch admiral, noted for actions in the Anglo-Dutch wars in 1652–53, 1665–67, 1672, and 1673, when he prevented an Anglo-French invasion
noun 1. Leopold [ley-oh-pawlt] /ˈleɪ oʊˌpɔlt/ (Show IPA), 1887–1976, Swiss chemist, born in Yugoslavia: Nobel prize 1939.