Definition of Rwenzori in US English:


(also Ruwenzori)

proper noun

  • A mountain range in central Africa, on the Uganda–Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) border between lakes Edward and Albert. It rises to 16,765 feet (5,110 m) at Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley. The range is generally thought to be the “Mountains of the Moon” mentioned by Ptolemy and, as such, the supposed source of the Nile.