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I have 179 children that I take care of full-time: close to 40 in Uganda and the rest in Sudan.
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Meaning of "Uganda" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UGANDA

Uganda  [juːˈɡændə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UGANDA

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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uganda 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 UGANDA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. It is bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by South Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the southwest by Rwanda, and on the south by Tanzania. Uganda is the second most populous landlocked country. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania, situating the country in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin, and has a varied but generally equatorial climate. Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country including the capital Kampala. The people of Uganda were hunter-gatherers until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago, when Bantu-speaking populations migrated to the southern parts of the country. Beginning in the late 1800s, the area was ruled as a colony by the British, who established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained independence from Britain on 9 October 1962.

Definition of Uganda in the English dictionary

The definition of Uganda in the dictionary is a republic in E Africa: British protectorate established in 1894–96; gained independence in 1962 and became a republic in 1963; a member of the Commonwealth. It consists mostly of a savanna plateau with part of Lake Victoria in the southeast and mountains in the southwest, reaching 5109 m in the Ruwenzori Range. Official language: English; Swahili, Luganda, and Luo are also widely spoken. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: Ugandan shilling. Capital: Kampala. Pop: 34 758 809. Area: 235 886 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UGANDA


Ananda
əˈnændə
Baganda
bəˈɡændə
Banda
ˈbændə
bergander
bəˈɡændə
Buganda
bʊˈɡændə
Ganda
ˈɡændə
gander
ˈɡændə
lander
ˈlændə
Luanda
lʊˈændə
Luganda
luːˈɡændə
Michigander
ˌmɪʃɪˈɡændə
Miranda
mɪˈrændə
outlander
ˈaʊtˌlændə
panda
ˈpændə
propaganda
ˌprɒpəˈɡændə
Ruanda
rʊˈændə
Rwanda
rʊˈændə
sander
ˈsændə
vanda
ˈvændə
veranda
vəˈrændə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UGANDA

Ugandan
Ugaritic
UGC
ugh
UGLI
UGLI fruit
uglier
UGLIES
ugliest
uglification
uglified
uglifier
uglifies
uglify
uglily
ugliness
UGLIS
ugly
Ugly American

WORDS THAT END LIKE UGANDA

Aranda
black propaganda
giant panda
grey propaganda
jacaranda
Karaganda
khanda
lesser panda
Loanda
Maracanda
memoranda
Vivekananda
wakanda
white propaganda

Synonyms and antonyms of Uganda in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Uganda» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UGANDA

Find out the translation of Uganda to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Uganda from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Uganda» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乌干达
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Uganda
570 millions of speakers

English

Uganda
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

युगांडा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أُوغَنْدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Уганда
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Uganda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উগান্ডা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ouganda
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uganda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Uganda
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウガンダ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우간다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uganda
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Uganda
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உகாண்டா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युगांडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uganda
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Uganda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Uganda
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Уганда
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Uganda
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ουγκάντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Uganda
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Uganda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Uganda
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Uganda

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UGANDA»

The term «Uganda» is very widely used and occupies the 4.247 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UGANDA» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «UGANDA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Uganda.
1
Eric Alterman
Half the U.S. population owns barely 2 percent of its wealth, putting the United States near Rwanda and Uganda and below such nations as pre-Arab Spring Tunisia and Egypt when measured by degrees of income inequality.
2
Carol Bellamy
Northern Uganda presents a situation of extraordinary violation of the rights of children.
3
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence.
4
Sam Childers
Because the nights bring the threat of invasion and terror to the villages, thousands of children in northern Uganda have become night commuters, leaving the nightmare of capture behind for the safety of the city.
5
Sam Childers
I have 179 children that I take care of full-time: close to 40 in Uganda and the rest in Sudan.
6
Giles Foden
From 1971 to 1993, my family lived in a number of African countries, including Malawi, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Nigeria, as well as Uganda itself.
7
Giles Foden
I grew up in the African bush in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda, which is my thing. I love the smell of the dust as you bump along in a Land-Rover. I go back there often.
8
Simon Hoggart
During my own gap year, I learned an invaluable lesson - that I was a lousy teacher. Even though the children I 'taught,' in upcountry Uganda, were desperate for qualifications, they largely ignored me. Until, that is, I realised that they wanted to hear about other young persons around the world.
9
Thabo Mbeki
One of the matters that must be addressed is that Rwanda and Uganda have to leave the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We're also supporting processes to ensure that the political dialogue among the Congolese themselves takes place so that the people there can decide their future.
10
Nicholas Negroponte
Cell phones were more popular in Cambodia and Uganda because they didn't have phones. We had phones in this country, and we were very late to the table. They're going to adopt e-books much faster than we do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UGANDA»

Discover the use of Uganda in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Uganda and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Women and Politics in Uganda
In her groundbreaking book, Aili Mari Tripp provides extensive data and analysis of patterns of political behavior and institutions by focusing on the unique success of indigenous women’s organizations.
Aili Mari Tripp, 2012
2
Uganda
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Uganda"--Provided by publisher.
Robert Barlas, Jui Lin Yong, 2009
3
Uganda Since Independence: A Story of Unfulfilled Hopes
The book has been long in preparation, and will now be welcomed for its clear-sightedness and honesty.
Phares Mukasa Mutibwa, 1992
4
Uganda
UGANDA'S. INTERNATIONAL. ART. RENAISSANCE. Alexander Calder and DrJoseph Kivubiro Since its foundation in 1937, the School of Fine Art at Kampala's Makerere University has been the nucleus for East Africa's most influential and ...
Philip Briggs, 2013
5
Uganda Be Kidding Me
Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her most absurd and hilarious stories ever. On safari in Africa, it's anyone's guess as to what's more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea.
Chelsea Handler, 2014
6
Uganda: Social Sectors
Assesses Uganda's urgent social problems þ lack of education, poor health, and high population growth þ and means for alleviating them.
‎1993
7
Uganda
This text explores the reasons for Uganda's troubled history and describes the reality of Ugandan modern life in a country where pioneering reponses to poverty and political pluralism are contrasted with a continuing weak sense of ...
Ian Leggett, 2001
8
First Kill Your Family: Child Soldiers of Uganda and the ...
In "First Kill Your Family, "veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt goes into the war-torn villages and refugee camps, talking to former child soldiers, child "brides," and other victims.
Peter Eichstaedt, 2013
9
Uganda: Growing Out of Poverty
The study contains cross-country comparative data throughout the book and in annexes.
Kapil Kapoor, 1993
10
Uganda: The Land and Its People
A general introduction describing the land and people of Uganda. Includes the geography, history, different cultures and ethnic groups.
Godfrey Mwakikagile, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UGANDA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Uganda is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Uganda military confirms identity of LRA rebel leader who …
KAMPALA, UgandaUganda's military said Wednesday it had confirmed the identify of Lord's Resistance Army rebel commander Dominic Ongwen who ... «Fox News, Jan 15»
2
Uganda authorities foil attempted terror attack, following US …
Ugandan authorities on Saturday thwarted an attempted terror attack, just days after the terror group al-Shabaab vowed revenge for U.S. air strikes that killed its ... «Fox News, Sep 14»
3
Uganda gay pride party after tough law overturned
Entebbe (Uganda) (AFP) - Dancing and waving rainbow-coloured flags, Ugandan activists held their first gay pride rally Saturday since the overturning of a ... «Yahoo News, Aug 14»
4
Uganda court annuls anti-gay law
Ugandan government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo said the government was still waiting the attorney general's advice about whether to challenge the ruling ... «BBC News, Aug 14»
5
50 Die in Uganda as Militia Attacks With Guns and Spears
KAMPALA, Uganda — More than 50 people were killed in clashes between Uganda's security forces and a tribal militia near the country's border with the ... «New York Times, Jul 14»
6
More US Troops to Aid Uganda Search for Kony
WASHINGTON — President Obama is sending more troops and military aircraft to Uganda as part of a long-running effort to hunt down Joseph Kony, the fugitive ... «New York Times, Mar 14»
7
Europeans Stop Uganda Aid After Antigay Law
KAMPALA, Uganda—Several European nations on Tuesday said they were suspending assistance to Uganda, a day after the country's president signed a law ... «Wall Street Journal, Feb 14»
8
Uganda's President Museveni signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that toughens penalties against gay people and defines some homosexual acts as crimes ... «CNN, Feb 14»
9
Uganda Considers Troop Withdrawal from South Sudan
Uganda's Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa says troops from the Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) currently fighting rebels in neighboring South Sudan will ... «Voice of America, Feb 14»
10
Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Law Will Come at a Serious Cost
An asylum seeker from Uganda marches with the LGBT Asylum Support Task Force during the Gay Pride Parade in Boston, Massachusetts on June 8, 2013. «Human Rights Watch, Feb 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Uganda [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uganda>. Aug 2019 ».
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