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Katangese

[ kat-ahng-geez, -gees, -ang- ]
/ ˈkæt ɑŋˈgiz, -ˈgis, -æŋ- /
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adjective
of or relating to the former Congolese province of Katanga, also known as Shaba, or to its people.
noun, plural Kat·ang·ese.
a native or inhabitant of Katanga.
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Also Ka·tan·gan [kuh-tahng-guhn, -tang-]. /kəˈtɑŋ gən, -ˈtæŋ-/.

Origin of Katangese

First recorded in 1960–65; Katang(a) + -ese

usage note for Katangese

Katangese is used as a plural noun (a candidate favored by the Katangese ), but it's relatively rare as a singular noun (the candidate who is a Katangese ).

Words nearby Katangese

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