[lee-uh-pohld-vil, ley-; French ley-aw-pawld-veel]
- former name of Kinshasa.
Also Le·o·pold·ville [lee-uh-pohld-vil, ley-] /ˈli ə poʊldˌvɪl, ˈleɪ-/.
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Examples from the Web for leopoldville
Other stations have since been founded, further up the river, all tributary to Leopoldville.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa
Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
Arriving at Leopoldville on the 21st to the great delight of all, one of my first discoveries was the fact 1887.
If she meets with no mischance she ought to be at Leopoldville on the 2nd of July.
On the 17th she departs to her port at Leopoldville, and has severed all connection with the Expedition.
Lieut. Coquilhat, with 20 men, was also left there, till reinforcements and supplies should come up from Leopoldville.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
- the former name (until 1966) of Kinshasa
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