- 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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Two years after he started he was at Nyangwé on the Lualaba.
The party travelled northwards at some distance east of the Lualaba.
The natives themselves did not know whither the Lualaba ran.
He knew every one of the thousand nooks, turns, snags and sand-bars of the Lualaba.
As on the Lualaba and every other river in the Colony, soundings must be taken continually.
- 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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