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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of southwest Africa rising in northeast Angola and flowing about 1,931 km (1,200 mi) east and then north along the border of Angola and Congo (formerly Zaire) and through southwest Congo into the Congo River.

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  • n. a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo

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  • That could mean more marginalization for the central region, known as Kasai, which had declared secession months after independence from Belgium in 1960.

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  • The condition occurs in one in 10,000 to 15,000 live births in Australia every year, although a third of those can be successfully treated by a relatively straightforward surgery called a Kasai, which did not work in Yvanna's case.

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  • The surgery, called a Kasai procedure (after the Japanese surgeon who developed the surgery, Dr. Morio Kasai), was done in an attempt to reconstruct the biliary tract and provide a bridge until the liver transplant can be done.

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  • Kasai, meaning butcher, seems to be a corruption of the word kinasa.

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  • Makoto Kasai , an analyst at Citigroup, said the first-quarter results represent "contrinued weakness" because it is being supported by one-time factors.

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  • We now care for a group of young adults who were the first generation of patients who underwent a Kasai operation.

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  • Tshiongo said construction on the plant in Kasai Occidental province will begin in the next few months and will take about four years.

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  • Now with members from Kasai Allstars calling themselves Congotronics, the band are touring as part of a 19-strong troupe of musicians including singer songwriter Juana Molina and alt-rockers Deerhoof, to support their recent Tradi-Mods Vs Rockers collaboration album.

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  • At a recent AKB48 concert, 21-year-old factory worker Tomoyuki Yamada showed up in a elaborately embroidered black gown bearing tribute to favorite band member Tomomi Kasai.

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