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Mbuji-Mayi

[ boo-jee-mahy, -mah-yee, uhm-boo- ]
/ ˈbu dʒiˈmaɪ, -ˈmɑ yi, əmˈbu- /
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noun

a city in the south central Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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British Dictionary definitions for Mbuji-Mayi

Mbujimayi
/ (əmˈbuːdʒɪˌmaɪiː) /

noun

a city in S Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): diamond mining. Pop: 821 000 (2005 est)
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