a city in and former capital of Malawi in the S part.
Historical Examples

Zomba was pointed out as a chief on a range of hills on our west: beyond him lies Undi m’senga.
The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868 David Livingstone

The government capital of the protectorate, however, is Zomba, at the base of the mountain of that name.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various

With it went the black-shielded Umcityu and with them went Nahoon, the son of Zomba.
Black Heart and White Heart H. Rider Haggard

Next morning they started early, and towards evening drew near to Zomba.
Black Ivory R.M. Ballantyne

a city in S Malawi: the capital of Malawi until 1971. Pop: 101 423 (2005)

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