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Blantyre Explained

Blantyre at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

City (pop., 1994: 447,000), S Malawi. The largest city in Malawi, it was founded in 1876 as a Church of Scotland mission station and named after D. Livingstone's Scottish birthplace. It became a British consular post in 1883 and attained municipal status in 1895, making it Malawi's oldest municipality. Its colonial trade laid the foundation for its present importance as Malawi's chief commercial center. In 1956 Blantyre was united with nearby Limbe.

Blantyre at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : city in southern Malawi; largest city and commercial center
of Malawi