a city in central Zaire.

Formerly Luluabourg.
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  • I would sooner bathe in warm water with a little bottle of Kananga.


    Armando Palacio Valds

British Dictionary definitions for kananga



a city in the SW Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): a commercial centre on the railway from Lubumbashi to Port Francqui. Pop: 424 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1966): Luluabourg
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