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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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. Founded by the French in the 1880s, it is a trade center and major port.

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  • proper noun The capital of the Republic of the Congo.

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  • noun the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo

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Examples

  • BRAZZAVILLE -- An army sergeant was killed in a shootout in an opposition district of Congo's capital Brazzaville, state radio said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • BRAZZAVILLE -- An army sergeant was killed in a shootout in an opposition district of Congo's capital Brazzaville, state radio said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 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.

    Global Voices in English » Paris court investigates three African leaders

  • It's a reality tha the brutal and absurd regime in Brazzaville has to recognize.

    Global Voices in English » Congo Brazzaville: Disappointment at Presidential election

  • Matsimou is a small village in southern Brazzaville.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • 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.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • 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.

    Video map: Yakko's world!

  • Meanwhile more residents returned to the capital Brazzaville, which is heavily destroyed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "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.

    The Seattle Times

  • "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.

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