- French Oubangi. a river in W central Africa, forming part of the boundary between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, flowing W and S into the Congo (Zaire) River. 700 miles (1125 km) long.
- a woman of the Sara tribe in the Central African Republic whose lips are pierced and stretched around flat wooden disks.
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The natives whom he expected to confront were the Uyanzi and Ubangi.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
These are peculiar to the Ubangi and are rarely worn by other tribes.
On September 2nd we reach Imese, the first place on the Ubangi where there are white men.
The banks of the Ubangi descend as a rule, sheer into deep water and are often indeed miniature cliffs.
Brass collars and bangles are very uncommon on the Ubangi and beads take their place.
- a river in central Africa, flowing west and south, forming the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and the Central African Republic and Congo-Brazzaville, into the River Congo. Length (with the Uele): 2250 km (1400 miles)French name: Oubangui
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