Kongo

noun
Kon·​go | \ ˈkäŋ-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Kongo (audio) \
plural Kongo or Kongos

Definition of Kongo

1 : a member of a Bantu people of the lower Congo River
2 : the Bantu language of the Kongo people

First Known Use of Kongo

circa 1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Kongo was circa 1902

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“Kongo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kongo. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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