from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Congo.
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- proper n. A former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (used between 1971 and 1997).
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- n. a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
- n. the basic unit of money in Zaire
Truncation of Kongo nzadi o nzere ("river swallowing rivers", referring to the Congo river) adopted in accordance with the Authenticity Movement. (Wiktionary)