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Lubumbashi

[loo-boo m-bah-shee]
noun
  1. a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Formerly Elisabethville.

Shaba

[shah-buh]
noun
  1. 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

Lubumbashi

noun
  1. 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
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Shaba

noun
  1. the former name (1972–97) of Katanga
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