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Matadi

[muh-tah-dee]
noun
  1. a seaport in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the mouth of the Congo (Zaire) River.
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Examples from the Web for matadi

Historical Examples

  • With the exception of Matadi and Thysville it has the one livable hotel in the Congo.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Moody told the chief that he had the real Bula Matadi with him.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • The scenery between Thysville and Matadi is noble and inspiring.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • What things have not slaked their thirst in this quiet water flooding past Matadi—and wallowed in it?

    The Pools of Silence

    H. de Vere Stacpoole

  • I saw a Belgian official dying of this loathsome malady in a hospital at Matadi and I shall never forget his ravings.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson


British Dictionary definitions for matadi

Matadi

noun
  1. 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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