There are 2 definitions of zaire in English:

zaire1

Syllabification: za·ire
Pronunciation: /zäˈi(ə)r
 
/

noun (plural same)

The former basic monetary unit of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo), equal to 100 makuta.

Origin

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

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There are 2 definitions of zaire in English:

Zaire2

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

Derivatives

Zairean

Pronunciation: /-ˈi(ə)rēən/
(also Zairian) adjective & noun
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  • 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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