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Congo

geographical name Con·go \ˈkäŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of CONGO

1
or Zaire river more than 2700 miles (4344 kilometers) cen Africa flowing N, W, & SW into the Atlantic — see lualaba
2
or Democratic Republic of the Congo or 1971–97 Zaire or 1908–60 Belgian Congo or 1885–1908 Congo Free State country cen Africa comprising most of Congo River basin E of lower Congo River Kinshasa area 905,356 square miles (2,344,872 square kilometers), pop 67,800,000
3
or Republic of the Congo or formerly Middle Congo country W cen Africa W of the lower Congo Brazzaville area 132,047 square miles (342,002 square kilometers), pop 3,900,000 — see french equatorial africa
Con·go·lese \ˌkäŋ-gə-ˈlēz, -ˈlēs\ adjective or noun

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