Ubangi

noun
Uban·​gi | \ yü-ˈbaŋ-gē How to pronounce Ubangi (audio) , ü-, -ˈbaŋ-ē \

Definition of Ubangi

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

First Known Use of Ubangi

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ubangi

Ubangi-Shari, Africa

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“Ubangi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ubangi. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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Ubangi geographical name

Uban·​gi | \ ü-ˈbäŋ-gē How to pronounce Ubangi (audio) , yü-ˈbaŋ- \
variants: or French Oubangui \ ü-​bäⁿ-​ˈgē How to pronounce Ubangi (audio) \

Definition of Ubangi

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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