Lubumbashi

[ loo-boo m-bah-shee ]
/ lʊˈbʊm bɑ ʃi /

noun

a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Formerly Elisabethville.

Definition for lubumbashi (2 of 2)

Shaba
[ shah-buh ]
/ ˈʃɑ bə /

noun

a province in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km). Capital: Lubumbashi.
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British Dictionary definitions for lubumbashi (1 of 2)

Lubumbashi
/ (ˌluːbʊmˈbæʃɪ) /

noun

a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): founded in 1910 as a copper-mining centre; university (1955). Pop: 1 102 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1966): Elisabethville

British Dictionary definitions for lubumbashi (2 of 2)

Shaba
/ (ˈʃɑːbə) /

noun

the former name (1972–97) of Katanga
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