Congo-Kinshasa love

Definitions

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  • proper n. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country in Africa

Etymologies

From Congo + Kinshasa to distinguish it from its neighbour, Congo-Brazzaville. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tyranny is still with us -- whether it manifests itself in the Taliban killing girls who try to go to school, a North Korean regime that enslaves its own people, or an armed group in Congo-Kinshasa that use rape as a weapon of war.

    Obama and the cause of democracy

  • Will this lead the Paris-based leadership of the "Republic of Cabinda" who seek to create an independent state in the Angolan exclave of Cabinda once known as the Portuguese Congo wedged in between Congo-Brazzaville and Congo-Kinshasa?

    Derek Flood: Territorial Triumph and Geopolitical Pitfalls in South Sudan

  • As the plane touched down in Congo-Kinshasa, Mr. Tom Thibaut patted my arm.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • “I have a ticket to Congo-Kinshasa, but Mr. Tom Thibaut is not sure I will be allowed on the plane.”

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • In response to the desperate plight of his people, Bernard Kolelas began using the Congo River to ferry shipments of food from Congo-Kinshasa to the Lari people in “Sarajevo.”

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • I opened the envelope to find a plane ticket from Pointe-Noire to Congo-Kinshasa, a ticket from Congo-Kinshasa to Switzerland, and a ticket from Switzerland to Belgium.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • A few days later, I escorted Mr. DeVos, Mr. Thibaut, and their families out to a nearby golf course where they had arranged for a helicopter to pick them up and fly them to Congo-Kinshasa, where they could then catch a plane to Pointe-Noire.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • Mr. DeVos had escaped Congo-Kinshasa, the country bordering us on the east, during its civil war in 1991.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • There was only one flight a day into Congo-Kinshasa.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

  • A few days ago, I received a phone call from some friends in Congo-Kinshasa about a man named Tom Thibaut.

    In the Shadow of Freedom

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