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Kinshasa Line breaks: Kin|shasa
Pronunciation: /kɪnˈʃɑːsə/
/kɪnˈʃɑːzə/

Definition of Kinshasa in English:

The capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), a port on the River Congo, in the south-west; population 7,273,900 (est. 2004). Founded in 1881 by the explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley, it became the country’s capital in 1960. Former name (until 1966) Léopoldville.

Words that rhyme with Kinshasa

Lhasa, passer, Tarrasa, Vaasa

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