Definitions

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

  • A river of central Africa flowing about 1,126 km (700 mi) along the northwest border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Congo River.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The last time I saw her, she was teaching a village of Ubangi tribesmen how to stretch their lips.

    WEEKEND PREVIEW

  • Once we were beyond the Ituri Forest, with its lovely little Pygmy exhibits, we got on the Ubangi-Shari Highway, heading on north into the ever-dryer grasslands of the Sudan and the Sahelian subdesert.

    New Race

  • Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 51% male: 63.3% female: 39.9% (2003 est.) GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: Central African Republic conventional short form: none local long form: Republique Centrafricaine local short form: none former: Ubangi-Shari, Central African Empire abbreviation: CAR

    Central African Republic

  • Central African Republicconventional long form: Central African Republic conventional short form: none local long form: Republique Centrafricaine local short form: none former: Ubangi-Shari, Central African Empire abbreviation: CAR

    Country name

  • Roy Danforth and Paul Noren are Christian missionaries who have set up a tropical fruit preserve in the Ubangi region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • The Ubangi and Uele Rivers demarcate the central and eastern borders with the northeastern Congo rain forest, while the Bar al Ghazall, part of the Upper Nile drainage, delineates the transition to the Saharan flooded grasslands to the east.

    Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic

  • Along the border between the Guineo-Congolian zone and this ecoregion, Gilbertiodendron dewevrei, a common rain forest evergreen forms extensive, mono-dominant stands in well-drained red-clay soils with high soil water capacity in the Ubangi and Ule regions.

    Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic

  • In PINOCCHIO, big-lipped Ubangi puppets are seen hanging in Stromboli's trailer, and some publicity art for the film pictures them as individualized characters.

    Prod. 2003 - Seq. 4.2 - Apimyentogogardi!

  • She shouted a brief order in the Haussa dialect, and a half dozen of the Ubangi ran to the foot of her throne.

    Death Stalks The Ruins

  • An angry murmur went over the Ubangi bowmen squatting beside the path, and Ki-Gor very quickly saw what caused it.

    Death Stalks The Ruins

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.