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  1. a river in central Africa, forming part of the boundary between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, flowing N and W into the Uele River to form the Ubangi River. About 500 miles (805 km) long.
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Also Mbomu.
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Historical Examples of bomu

  • Yakoma is built on the banks of the Uele just before it joins with the Bomu to form the Ubangi.

    A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State

    Marcus Dorman

British Dictionary definitions for bomu


Mbomu (əmˈbəʊmuː)

  1. a river in central Africa, rising in the SE Central African Republic and flowing west into the Uele River, forming the Ubangi River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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