[ braz-uh-vil, brah-zuh-; French bra-za-veel ]
/ ˈbræz əˌvɪl, ˈbrɑ zə-; French bra zaˈvil /
a port in and the capital of the People's Republic of the Congo, in the S part, on the Congo (Zaire) River: former capital of French Equatorial Africa.
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Example sentences from the Web for Brazzaville
He has a house at Brazzaville built of mahogany, and a grand piano, and his own ice-plant.Once Upon A Time|Richard Harding Davis
Another route surveyed for a railway is that from Loango to Brazzaville.
British Dictionary definitions for Brazzaville
/ (French brazavil) /
the capital of Congo-Brazzaville, in the south on the River Congo. Pop: 1 153 000 (2005 est)
Word Origin for Brazzaville
C19: named after Pierre de Brazza (1852–1905), French explorer
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