from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo, in the southern part of the country on the Congo River across from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). Founded by the French in the 1880s, it is a trade center and major port. Population: 1,110,000.
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- proper n. The capital of the Republic of the Congo.
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- n. the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo
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BRAZZAVILLE -- An army sergeant was killed in a shootout in an opposition district of Congo's capital Brazzaville, state radio said.
It's a reality tha the brutal and absurd regime in Brazzaville has to recognize.
A CONGOLESE magistrate in Brazzaville as opened an investigation against a certain number of French politicians for their complicity with a certain number of Western multinationals in the pillage of Congolese natural resources.
Matsimou is a small village in southern Brazzaville.
Zaire is now another Democratic Republic of Congo But there is still a smaller Congo to its west - with a capital called Brazzaville, opposite to the other capital Kinshasa across the Congo river.
Meanwhile more residents returned to the capital Brazzaville, which is heavily destroyed.
"The situation in Congo has worried us for a long time," he said in the city of Brazzaville, which is separated from Kinshasa by the Congo River.
Had he left his novel at that, Boyd would have written an engaging story, but "Brazzaville" is more ambitious.
William Boyd's Brazzaville Beach also felt weird because its narrator, though satisfyingly brave, appeared to have no breasts.
The Kinshasa airport was closed, so they fled by boat to Brazzaville, where the Lebanese government airlifted them back to Beirut.