- a river in S central Africa, flowing E and N along the border between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Lake Mweru. About 300 miles (485 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for luapula
Close by where he struck it, was its outlet, the Lualaba, here known as Luapula.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd
Then, a south-east course will take me to Chicumbi's, on the Luapula.How I Found Livingstone
Henry M. Stanley
He explored the Luapula, the headwaters of the Congo, and opened up a new world to civilization.An African Adventure
Isaac F. Marcosson
The bottom is mud, though sandy at the east shore: it has no communication with the Luapula.
Monteiro went nowhere and did nothing, but some of his attendants went over to the Luapula, some six miles distant.