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Lualaba

[loo-ah-lah-bah]
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noun
  1. a river in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: a headstream of the Congo (Zaire) River. 400 miles (645 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for lualaba

Historical Examples

  • Two years after he started he was at Nyangwé on the Lualaba.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • The party travelled northwards at some distance east of the Lualaba.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • The natives themselves did not know whither the Lualaba ran.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • He knew every one of the thousand nooks, turns, snags and sand-bars of the Lualaba.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • As on the Lualaba and every other river in the Colony, soundings must be taken continually.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson


British Dictionary definitions for lualaba

Lualaba

noun
  1. a river in the SE Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), rising in Katanga province and flowing north as the W headstream of the River Congo. Length: about 1800 km (1100 miles)
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