Léopoldville

[lee-uh-pohld-vil, ley-; French ley-aw-pawld-veel]
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noun

former name of Kinshasa.

Also Le·o·pold·ville [lee-uh-pohld-vil, ley-] /ˈli ə poʊldˌvɪl, ˈleɪ-/.
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Léopoldville

noun

the former name (until 1966) of Kinshasa
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