[ ahr-oo-wee-mee ]
/ ˌɑr uˈwi mi /
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a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, flowing SW and W into the Congo (Zaire) River. about 800 miles (1,300 km) long.
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How to use Aruwimi in a sentence
Aruwimi, a large river of equatorial Africa, a tributary of the Congo, on the north bank.
Following the Congo up and around for twelve hundred miles, roughly speaking, we come to the Aruwimi river.
I don't think it'll take us two months to cross from the Aruwimi to the Makua and reach French territories.
The Belgique made stops for wood only and after four days they arrived at the mile-wide mouth of the Aruwimi River.
Kitinda, a woman of the Basoko, near the Aruwimi river, possessed a dog who was remarkable for his intelligence.My Dark Companions|Henry M. Stanley
British Dictionary definitions for Aruwimi
/ (ˌɑːruːˈwiːmɪ) /
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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