Definition of Katangese in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkatäNGˈɡēz/ Pronunciation: /ˌkataNGˈɡēz/

noun (plural same)

A native or inhabitant of Shaba (before 1972 called Katanga).
Example sentences
  • The Katangese were thus restricted to exercising a variant of self-determination and no issue arose under the African Charter.
  • After hours of deliberation - and torture - the Katangese decided to execute the three prisoners the same night.
  • Eleven days after the Congolese declaration of independence, the Katangese declared their own secession from the Congo, and their independence endured for 3 years.


Relating to the Katangese.
Example sentences
  • A flag used by a Katangese military unit has red saltires, with arms of equal length and width and rounded ends.
  • One might also wonder how it was possible that - with some exceptions - transports from the Katangese mines to Iran could have passed unnoticed.
  • In pursuance of this, a firm request would be made by me to all Member Governments to apply such a ban especially to Katangese copper and cobalt.

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Syllabification: Kat·ang·ese

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