Kasai

[kuh-sahy, kah-]
noun
  1. a river in S central Africa, flowing from central Angola to and then NW along the Angola-Democratic Republic of the Congo border and through the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Congo (Zaire) River. About 1100 miles (1770 km) long.
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Historical Examples of kasai

  • It was the end of the dry season and the Kasai was lower than ever before.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • The Kasai, although 1,500 miles in length, is narrower and more pugnacious.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • The women of the Kasai are probably the most attractive in the Congo.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • I am not exaggerating when I say that the Kasai in places is alive with them.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Somebody had told him at Kinshassa that the Kasai country teemed with cannibals.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson


British Dictionary definitions for kasai

Kasai

noun
  1. a river in southwestern Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing east then north as part of the border between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), continuing northwest through the Democratic Republic of Congo to the River Congo. Length: 2154 km (1338 miles)
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