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Republic of the Congo


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  • proper n. A country in central Africa, capital Brazzaville.

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

  • n. a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960


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  • In 1997 Rubin set out to acquire a prototype in Brazza-ville in the Republic of the Congo that was almost perfectly preserved except for a few bullet holes.

    The Court of Modernism

  • To complicate matters, one of his grandmother's cousins was the lawyer of Patrice Lumumba in the 1950s, later first prime minister of the Republic of the Congo, adding the bloody history of colonialism and a horror of racism to the mix of Mr. Odenbach's inspirations.

    Meditations on History

  • Going back quite a few years, Proxmire gave a "golden fleece" award to an Army-funded study on "Witchcraft, Sorcery, Magic and other Psychological Phenomena in the Republic of the Congo."

    WI-03: GOPer Recycles Robinson's "Sex" And "Masturbation" Ad

  • Background: Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo.

    Congo, Republic of the

  • Mbeki sees the deal as the first step in a drive to shut down other conflicts in Angola and the Republic of the Congo, known as Congo-Brazzaville.

    Will It Be Peace In Congo?

  • The operation - which targeted local ivory markets, airports and border crossings in Kenya, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Uganda and

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Democratic Republic of Congo formerly the Belgian Congo, Zaire and Republic of the Congo has a history of over a century of misery.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • This knowledge is often translated into weapons sales, training for VIP bodyguards, establishment of security services and sales of intelligence-gathering equipment to ruthless and corrupt dictators in Angola, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and other African nations.

    Monday, June 30, 2008

  • We told you about it just moments ago -- 125,000 endangered gorillas living in a swamp in the northern part of the Republic of the Congo.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2008

  • One is whether, in the early sixties, the fledgling Republic of the Congo is going to be able to sustain itself in the presence of so many internal conflicts and external threats.

    Such a River Should Not Be Crossed


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