HyperDic: zaire

English > 2 senses of the word zaire / Zaire:
NOUNquantityzairethe basic unit of money in Zaire
locationZaire, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Belgian Congoa republic in central Africa
zaire / Zaire > pronunciation
Soundszayih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... yesteryear: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > zaire: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in Zaire.
Partslikuta100 makuta equal 1 zaire in Zaire
BroaderZairese monetary unitmonetary unit in Zaire
Spanishzaire
Catalanzaire
English > Zaire: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.
SynonymsCongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Belgian Congo
Instance ofAfrican country, African nationAny one of the countries occupying the African continent
MembersCongoleseA native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo
Luba, ChilubaA member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo
Zairese, ZaireanA native or inhabitant of Zaire
Part ofAfricaThe second largest continent
PartsCongo, Congo River, Zaire RiverA major African river (one of the world's longest)
GomaA city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda
Kananga, LuluabourgA city in southwestern Congo
Kasai, Kasai River, River KasaiA river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa, LeopoldvilleThe capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
Kivu, Lake KivuA lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Lake EdwardA lake in the Great Rift Valley between Congo and Uganda
Lubumbashi, ElisabethvilleA city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia
NyamuragiraAn active volcano in eastern Congo
NyiragongoAn active volcano in eastern Congo
SpanishCongo belga, Congo Kinshasa, República Democrática del Congo, Zaire
CatalanCongo belga, Congo Belga, Congo Kinshasa, República Democràtica del Congo, Zaire
AdjectivesZairean, Zaireseof or relating to or characteristic of Zaire or its people

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