a former country in E Africa: formed the larger part of German East Africa; British trusteeship (Tanganyika Territory)
1946–61; became independent
1961; now the mainland part of Tanzania. 361,800 sq. mi. (937,062 sq. km).
a lake in central Africa, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania: the longest freshwater lake in the world. About 450 miles (725 km) long; 30–40 miles (48–64 km) wide; 12,700 sq. mi. (32,893 sq. km).
Tanganyikan, adjective, noun