[ muh-tah-dee ]
/ məˈtɑ di /
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a seaport in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the mouth of the Congo (Zaire) River.
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Words nearby Matadi
Masvingo, mat, Matabele, Matabeleland, Matacil, Matadi, matador, Matagalpa, Matagorda Bay, matagouri, Mata Hari
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How to use Matadi in a sentence
His education began at Matadi, where he waited until the river steamer was ready to start for Leopoldville.
Everett was again at Matadi, waiting for the Nigeria to take on cargo before returning to Liverpool.
Now, on the bank opposite from where they lie, the railroad runs from Matadi to Leopoldville.
Without permission of Bula Matadi on leaving the Congo, one can not sell his guns, or give them away.
With the exception of Matadi and Thysville it has the one livable hotel in the Congo.An African Adventure|Isaac F. Marcosson
British Dictionary definitions for Matadi
/ (məˈtɑːdɪ) /
the chief port of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), in the west at the mouth of the River Congo. Pop: 256 000 (2005 est)
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