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n. - A former state in East Africa; The longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo in the Great Rift Valley.

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  • His time in Tanganyika was also formative in other ways.
  • ¬∂Originally known as German East Africa, Tanganyika finally became independent in 1961.
  • Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika are old, but Lake Victoria is extremely young.
  • Rabbi Stephen Wise, a Zionist, had the most extreme reaction to Tanganyika.
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