from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • LakeKivu A lake on the border of Congo (formerly Zaire) and Rwanda north of Lake Tanganyika. It is situated at an altitude of 1,461 m (4,790 ft) and is Africa's highest lake.

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  • proper n. A lake between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native name for one of the tsetse-flies which communicate the nagana or sleeping-sickness in Africa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda


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