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

  • A river of central Democratic Republic of the Congo flowing about 1,448 km (900 mi) northward to join the Congo River.


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  • One amphibian is strictly endemic to the ecoregion, the Gembe reed frog (Hyperolius robustus), and another is nearly endemic, the Lomami screeching frog (Arthroleptis phyrynoides).

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • The most important tributaries and other waterbodies are the following (from west to east): Lake Ntomba, Lake Tumba, the Ruki-Momboyo, and Ruki-Busira-Tshuapa-Lomela systems, the Lulonga-Maringa-Lopori system, and the Lomami system.

    Eastern Congolian swamp forests

  • Castanon said the Chinja Chinja-led militia was accused of perpetrating several murders in the upper Lomami district in northern Katanga, notably the February 2004 massacre of 30 civilians and eight troops of the DRC armed forces.

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  • The five were part of a group of six journalists on assignment in upper Lomami district who were accompanying pastor Ngoy Mulunda, an official of the ecumenical group trying to convince the militiamen to hand over their weapons.

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  • Away to the south-west from Kamolondo is another large lake, which discharges its waters by the important River Loeki, or Lomami, into the great Lualaba.

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  • Lomami, and large rivers from the east, such as the Lindi and

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  • In southern Congo, after days of fighting, government troops backed by Zimbabwean fighter-jets and helicopters tried unsuccessfully to cross the rivers Lomami and Kasuku and to advance toward the key rebel-held town of Kindu, 150 kilometers (90 miles) to the east, rebel army sources said.

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  • _Lokele_, _Kusu_, _Tu-rumbu_, &c. On the west the Manyema group is bounded by the languages of the Lomami valley, which belong to groups Nos. 15 and

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  • In 1919 four thousand acres were cultivated in the Manyema district, six thousand in the Sankuru-Kasai region, and six hundred in the Lomami territory.

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  • Away to the southwest from Kamolondo is a large lake which discharges its waters by the important river, Lomami, into the great Lualaba.

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