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Mobutu, Sese Seko

Syllabification: Mo·bu·tu, Sese Seko
Pronunciation: /mōˈbo͞oto͞o
 
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Definition of Mobutu, Sese Seko in English:

( 1930–97), Zairean statesman; president 1965–97; born Joseph-Désiré Mobutu. Seizing power in a military coup in 1965, he retained control despite opposition until 1997, when he was finally forced to stand down.

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