[ ling-gah-luh ]
/ lɪŋˈgɑ lə /
a Bantu language used as a lingua franca in the N Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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British Dictionary definitions for lingala
/ (ˌlɪŋˈɡɑːlə) /
a Bantu language which is spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Brazzaville, and Angola
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