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Main Entry: Con·go
Pronunciation: primarystresseng-gomacr
Function: geographical name
1 or Zaire /zä-primarystressi(schwa)r/ river over 2700 miles (4344 kilometers) long W Africa flowing into the Atlantic
2 or officially Democratic Republic of the Congo or 1971-97 Zaire or 1908-60 Belgian Congo country central Africa consisting of most of Congo River basin E of lower Congo River; capital, Kinshasa
3 or officially Republic of the Congo country W central Africa W of lower Congo River; capital, Brazzaville
- Con·go·lese /secondarystresseng-gschwa-primarystresslemacronz, -primarystresslemacrons/ adjective or noun

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