Congo

Primary Meanings of Congo

1.
n
a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
2.
n
a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
3.
n
a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960
Full Definitions of Congo
1

n a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic

Synonyms:
Congo River, Zaire River
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
2

n a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960

Synonyms:
Belgian Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire
Example of:
African country, African nation
any one of the countries occupying the African continent
3

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

Synonyms:
French Congo, Republic of the Congo
Example of:
African country, African nation
any one of the countries occupying the African continent

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