Definition of Caprivi Strip in English:

Caprivi Strip

proper noun

  • A narrow strip of Namibia which extends toward Zambia from the northeastern corner of Namibia and reaches the Zambezi River.

Pronunciation

Caprivi Strip

/kəˌprēvē ˈstrip/ /kəˌprivi ˈstrɪp/

Origin

Named after Leo Graf von Caprivi, German imperial Chancellor (1890–4) at the time when this region became part of the colony of German South West Africa.