Elisabethville love


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  • noun a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville


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  • It used to be known as Elisabethville when Zaire was a colony of Belgium, and it remains a strategic crossroads between all Zaire and the south of the African continent.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • On July 11, 1961, the Independent State of Katanga celebrated the first anniversary of its independence by opening an 'International Trade Fair' at Elisabethville.

    The End of White Rule?

  • Another said he was under house arrest near Elisabethville.

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  • One description of his arrival in Elisabethville said he had been severely beaten by Katangese gendarmerie.

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  • At Elisabethville, capital of the secessionist province of Katanga, the plane was denied permission to land.

    TIME.com: Top Stories


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