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Aruwimi

[ahr-oo-wee-mee]
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noun
  1. a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, flowing SW and W into the Congo (Zaire) River. about 800 miles (1300 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • The Congo has a majestic flow where it receives its great tributary, the Aruwimi.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • Stanley found the rapids of the Aruwimi a bar to steam navigation.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • On the 14 the mouth of the Aruwimi was passed and they were in the Bangala country.

    Stanley in Africa

    James P. Boyd

  • Now look at this Makua river that runs west, up north of the Aruwimi.

  • When we leave the Aruwimi we'll probably take a hundred bearers with us.


British Dictionary definitions for aruwimi

Aruwimi

noun
  1. a river in NE Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), rising near Lake Albert as the Ituri and flowing west into the River Congo. Length: about 1288 km (800 miles)
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