Ubangi

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noun Uban·gi \yü-ˈbaŋ-gē, ü-, -ˈbaŋ-ē\

Definition of Ubangi

  1. :  a woman of the district of Kyabé village in Chad with lips pierced and distended to unusual dimensions with wooden disks —not used technically

Origin and Etymology of ubangi

Ubangi-Shari, Africa


First Known Use: 1942


Ubangi

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geographical name Uban·gi \ü-ˈbäŋ-gē, yü-ˈbaŋ-\
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Oubangui

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Definition of Ubangi

  1. river 700 miles (1126 kilometers) long in west central Africa on the northwestern border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo flowing west and south into the Congo River — see uele


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