from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly E·lis·a·beth·ville (ĭ-lĭzˈə-bəth-vĭlˌ)Lubumbashi A city of southeast Congo (formerly Zaire) near the Zambia border. Founded in 1910, it was the center of a secessionist state during the 1960-1963 civil war. Population: 1,280,000.
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- proper n. A large city in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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- n. a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville
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