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Congo British & World English

A major river of central Africa, which rises as the Lualaba to the south of Kisangani in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) and flows 4,630 km (2,880 miles) in a great curve westwards, turning south-westwards to form the border with the Congo before emptying into the Atlantic

Congo New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

country in central Africa; capital, Brazzaville;

Niger–Congo British & World English

Denoting or belonging to a large phylum of languages in Africa, named after the Rivers Niger and Congo. It comprises most of the languages spoken by the indigenous peoples of Africa south of the Sahara and includes the Bantu, Mande, Gur, and Kwa families

Niger–Congo New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

large group of African languages

Congo, Democratic Republic of British & World English

A large equatorial country in central Africa with a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean; population 68,692,500 (est. 2009); languages, French (official), Kongo, Lingala, Swahili, and others; capital, Kinshasa. Also called Congo-Kinshasa

Congo red British & World English

A red-brown azo dye which becomes blue in acidic conditions, used as a chemical indicator and as a stain in histology

Benue-Congo British & World English

Relating to or denoting a major branch of the Niger-Congo family of languages, spoken mainly in Nigeria and including Efik and Fula

Belgian Congo British & World English

Former name (1908–60) for the Democratic Republic of Congo (see Congo, Democratic Republic of).

French Congo British & World English

Former name (until 1910) for French Equatorial Africa.

Congo, Democratic Republic of New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

large country in central Africa; capital, Kinshasa;

Congo-Kinshasa in Congo, Democratic Republic of British & World English

A large equatorial country in central Africa with a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean; population 68,692,500 (est. 2009); languages, French (official), Kongo, Lingala, Swahili, and others; capital, Kinshasa. Also called Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Brazzaville in Congo British & World English

An equatorial country in Africa, with a short Atlantic coastline; population 4,012,800 (est. 2009); languages, French (official), Kikongo, and other Bantu languages; capital, Brazzaville. Also called Republic of Congo, Congo-Brazzaville

Republic of Congo in Congo British & World English

An equatorial country in Africa, with a short Atlantic coastline; population 4,012,800 (est. 2009); languages, French (official), Kikongo, and other Bantu languages; capital, Brazzaville. Also called Republic of Congo, Congo-Brazzaville