a city in and former capital of Malawi in the S part.
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)
. Historical Examples The first of the zombi twins said expressionlessly, “Comrade Josip Pekic?” Expediter Dallas McCord Reynolds
the body of a dead person given the semblance of life, but mute and will-less, by a supernatural force, usually for some evil purpose. the supernatural force itself. Informal. a person whose behavior or responses are wooden, listless, or seemingly rote; automaton. an eccentric or peculiar person. a snake god worshiped in West Indian and […]
- Zombie bank
a bank that has liabilities exceeding its assets but continues to operate through government support: These zombie banks are unable or unwilling to lend out money.
- Zombie process
zombie process operating system (Or “defunct process”) A Unix process that has terminated (either because it has been killed by a signal or because it has called exit()) and whose parent process has not yet received notification of its termination by executing (some form of) the wait() system call. A zombie process exists solely as […]