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Okavango

[oh-kuh-vang-goh, -vahng-] /ˌoʊ kəˈvæŋ goʊ, -ˈvɑŋ-/
noun
1.
a river in central Africa, flowing SE from Angola to Botswana. About 1000 miles (1610 km) long.
Portuguese Cubango.
Formerly Okovango, Okovanggo.
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Okavango

/ˌəʊkəˈvɑːŋɡəʊ/
noun
1.
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 (1000 miles)
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geographic region, northeastern Namibia. It is separated mostly by the Okavango River from Angola on the north, includes the western part of Namibia's Caprivi Strip to the northeast, and is bounded by Botswana on the southeast and by the Owambo (Ovamboland) region on the west.

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