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The Okavango Delta is an astonishing sight: the great Okavango River, rather than flow towards the sea, flows inland, into the sands of the Kalahari.
Alexander McCall Smith

Meaning of "Okavango" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OKAVANGO

Okavango  [ˌəʊkəˈvɑːŋɡəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OKAVANGO

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Okavango is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OKAVANGO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Okavango

Okavango may refer to: Geographical features ▪ Okavango River, a river in southwest Africa, which drains into the Okavango Delta ▪ Okavango Delta, a delta in Botswana ▪ Okavango Basin, an endorheic basin that includes the Okavango River and Okavango Delta. Administrative units ▪ Okavango Region, a region of Namibia, renamed "Kavango" in 1988...

Definition of Okavango in the English dictionary

The definition of Okavango in the dictionary is a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OKAVANGO


bingo
ˈbɪŋɡəʊ
bongo
ˈbɒŋɡəʊ
Congo
ˈkɒŋɡəʊ
dingo
ˈdɪŋɡəʊ
Durango
djʊˈræŋɡəʊ
fandango
fænˈdæŋɡəʊ
fango
ˈfæŋɡəʊ
flamingo
fləˈmɪŋɡəʊ
gringo
ˈɡrɪŋɡəʊ
Kongo
ˈkɒŋɡəʊ
lingo
ˈlɪŋɡəʊ
Mandingo
mænˈdɪŋɡəʊ
mango
ˈmæŋɡəʊ
Marengo
məˈrɛŋɡəʊ
mongo
ˈmɒŋɡəʊ
Okovango
ˌəʊkəˈvɑːŋɡəʊ
pingo
ˈpɪŋɡəʊ
pongo
ˈpɒŋɡəʊ
Sango
ˈsɑːŋɡəʊ
tango
ˈtæŋɡəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OKAVANGO

Okanagan
Okanagan Lake
Okanogan
okapi
Okavango Basin
okay
Okayama
oke
Okeechobee
Okefenokee Swamp
Okeghem
okey doke
okey-doke
okey-dokey
Okhotsk
Okie
okimono
Okinagan
Okinawa
Okla.

WORDS THAT END LIKE OKAVANGO

Belgian Congo
camerlengo
charango
Chilpancingo
Cipango
contango
Democratic Republic of Congo
Domingo
drongo
fungo
guango
ingo
Pango Pango
quango
Republic of Congo
Santo Domingo
Shango
stingo
the Democratic Republic of Congo
Victoria de Durango

Synonyms and antonyms of Okavango in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Okavango» into 25 languages

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The translations of Okavango from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Okavango» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奥卡万戈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Okavango
570 millions of speakers

English

Okavango
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Okavango
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوكافانغو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Окаванго
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Okavango
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওকাওয়াঙ্গো
260 millions of speakers

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Okavango
220 millions of speakers

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Okavango
190 millions of speakers

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Okavango
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オカバンゴ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오카 방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Okavango
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Okavango
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒகாவாங்கோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओकावेंगो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Okavango
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Okavango
65 millions of speakers

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Okavango
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Окаванго
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Okavango
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Okavango
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Okavango
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Okavango
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Okavango
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Okavango

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OKAVANGO»

The term «Okavango» is regularly used and occupies the 78.434 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OKAVANGO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Okavango

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2 QUOTES WITH «OKAVANGO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Okavango.
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Jill Scott
For anyone who feels they are overwhelmed by their job, or maybe they take their job too seriously or are working too hard, I say go to a safari, particularly the Okavango Delta, and just be humbled.
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Alexander McCall Smith
The Okavango Delta is an astonishing sight: the great Okavango River, rather than flow towards the sea, flows inland, into the sands of the Kalahari.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OKAVANGO»

Discover the use of Okavango in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Okavango and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Okavango: Africa's Last Eden
The book he published a few years later, Okavango, was a testament not only to the wondrous wildlife of the region, but also to Lanting’s extraordinary courage, skill, and photographic eye.
‎2012
2
Okavango: Jewel of the Kalahari
This book revisits this extraordinary wetland created by the Okavango River as it spills and spreads over the Kalahari sands of northern Botswana.
Karen Ross, 1987
3
Botswana: Okavango Delta - Chobe - Northern Kalahari
Travel & holiday guides.
Chris McIntyre, 2010
4
Wildlife of the Okavango
A remarkable variety of animals and plants occur in the magnificent wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta.
Duncan Butchart, 2000
5
What's Cooking in the Okavango Delta?
He honors those memories by preserving her recipes, along with many of his own, in this collection from the heart. Recreating those amazing dishes became his passion.
Harry Feiersinger, 2012
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Okavango: Sea of Land, Land of Water
Born in summer rain in the moutains of Angola, here is the book about the Okavango.
Peter Johnson, Robert T. Teske, Anthony Bannister, 1997
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Okavango Gods
A story of survival during the greatest flood ever to hit the Okavango Delta.
Anthony Fleischer, 2001
8
Okavango: A Journey
An engagingly produced photojourney that covers the diverse habitats of the Okavango Delta.
Adrian Bailey, Robyn Keene-Young, 2006
9
The IUCN Review of the Southern Okavango Integrated Water ...
The second is to provide the reader with a better understanding of the living standards and life styles of the low income majority in the Okavango planning region. Only if their living standards are raised in ways that are environmentally, ...
‎1993
10
Tales from the Okavango
Big city boy grabs scholarship to escape L.A. insanity to small-town America. Meets, wins, loses ?
Thomas J. Larson, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OKAVANGO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Okavango is used in the context of the following news items.
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Air Forces Help Ministry
Maun — The on-going Exercise Blue Okavango for SADC air forces assumed humanitarian aid on June 20 with about 60 tonnes consignments ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Stamps Set to Raise Awareness
Gaborone — Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama says the Okavango Delta Commemorative Stamps are part of a ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
3
Germany Aids Conservation
Maun — Botswana has acknowledged efforts made by Germany through funding of research projects in the Okavango River Basin aimed at ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
4
Inside the Grim Lives of Africa's Captive Lions
When I was living full-time in the Okavango Delta in the 1990s, guiding and managing lodges, I became interested in the sustainability of lion ... «National Geographic, Jul 15»
5
Explore Artistic Skills - Official
Speaking during the closing ceremony of a woodcarving workshop organised by Poetavango and Okavango Artist Association, the principal ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
BCP Member Dies in a Road Accident
Kanye — A Botswana Congress Party (BCP) member from the Okavango constituency has died in a road accident near Kang Saturday ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
Govt Holds Ordinary Session
... reviewed and discussed the degree of compliance with the previous meeting decisions, and the preparetion of OKAVANGO International Fair ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
Ex Blue Okavango focuses on regional humanitarian aid
Angola hosted the second in 2013 and Botswana is now hosting the third iteration of Exercise Blue Okavango which started more than a week ... «defenceWeb, Jul 15»
9
Govt revenues face drop as De Beers' sales plunge
De Beers' lower output and sales also come at a time when the state-owned entity, Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) reported that its first ... «Mmegi Online, Jul 15»
10
The Future of the Okavango
The Okavango River that connects Angola, Namibia and Botswana, is one of the large lifelines of southern Africa but it is at risk from potential ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Okavango [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/okavango>. Dec 2020 ».
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