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[ kuh-bee-luh- ]
/ kəˈbi lə  /


Lau·rent Dé·si·ré [loh-rahn dey-zee-rey] /loʊˈrɑn deɪ ziˈreɪ/, 1939–2001, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997–2001. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kabila

  • In 1964, Kabila had been a Simba leader, and Mobutu had commanded the Congolese army.

    ‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • The M23 rebels have given Kabila until Monday to begin talks, warning they will retake Goma if the government misses the deadline.

  • The changes also are perceived as a way for Kabila to exclude rivals from a presidential runoff.

    Obama, Congo Needs You Now|Annie Rashidi-Mulumba|May 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for kabila


/ (kæˈbiːlə) /


Laurent (French lorã̃). 1940–2001, Congolese politician and guerrilla leader: he overthrew the Mobutu regime in Zaïre, becoming president of the renamed Democratic Republic of Congo (1997–2001): assassinated
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