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zaire1

Syllabification: za·ire
Pronunciation: /zäˈir
 
/

noun (plural same)

Origin

from Zaire, a local name for the Congo River in central Africa.

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Zaire2

Syllabification: Za·ire
Pronunciation: /zäˈir
 
/
Former name (until 1997) of Congo, Democratic Republic of.

Derivatives

Zairean

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈi(ə)rēən/
(also Zairian) adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Along their march, they picked up a local Zairians to.
  • The discos play a variety of Guinean, Cuban, Zairian, Senegalese, and American music.
  • In addition to American and British music, reggae, calypso, and Zairian music are popular.

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