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Bukavu

[ boo-kah-voo ]
/ buˈkɑ vu /
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noun
a city in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Formerly Cos·ter·mans·ville [kos-ter-muhnz-vil, kaw-ster-] /ˈkɒs tər mənzˌvɪl, ˈkɔ stər-/ .
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Bukavu
/ (buːˈkɑːvuː) /

noun
a port in E Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on Lake Kivu: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 294 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1966): Costermansville
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