- a seaport in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the mouth of the Congo (Zaire) River.
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With the exception of Matadi and Thysville it has the one livable hotel in the Congo.
The scenery between Thysville and Matadi is noble and inspiring.
Moody told the chief that he had the real Bula Matadi with him.
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.
- 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)