from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A member of a people living in west-central Africa along the lower Congo River.
- noun A Bantu language of the Kongo used as a lingua franca in the southern Republic of the Congo, the western Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northern Angola.
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- proper noun A
Bantulanguage (or family of languages) of Central Africa
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- noun the Bantu language spoken by the Kongo living in the tropical forests of Zaire and Congo and Angola
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They have been noticed north of the Zambesi, at the head of Lake Nyassa, in the Nguru mountains near Zanzibar, on the Lulua, on the Sankuru and in the horse-shoe bend of the Kongo, in the Kuango valley, in French Kongo, on the Aruwimi, on the Blue Nile, and in Abyssinia.
Africa and the American Negro...Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa Held Under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.
The kingdom of the Kongo was a well-established polity in the interior, south of the Zaire River, when the Portuguese first arrived there in 1481.
Kyoto, the Emperor, being desirous that Kobodaishi should write the tablet for the great temple called Kongo-jo-ji, gave the tablet to a messenger and bade him carry it to Kobodaishi, that Kobodaishi might letter it.
I think Cain can do to Rothwell what he did to Kongo which is use his wrestling and pound him out for 3 rounds.
The Kingdom of Kongo which is now the regions of Congo and Angola the language was Bantu and it declined after the explorations and the invasion of the Portuguese.
In the Kongo, a ritual space is created when you mark the symbol of a Greek cross + on the ground.
May I introduce you to Alice, Wonder of the Kongo?
Enter the ways of the Kingdom of Kongo, now occupied by the countries of Angola, Cabinda, the Republic of the Congo, and the western portion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The central African forest culture of the Kongo brought the polyrhythms that later underscored dance rhythms from Harlem to Havana, Rio, and Trinidad.
By that time the Kongo drinking game had taken its tole with you my friend.