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Okavango

[ oh-kuh-vang-goh, -vahng- ]
/ ˌoʊ kəˈvæŋ goʊ, -ˈvɑŋ- /
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noun
a river in central Africa, flowing SE from Angola to Botswana. About 1,000 miles (1,610 km) long.
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Portuguese Cu·ban·go, Ku·ban·go [koo-bahn-goo] /kʊˈbɑ̃ gʊ/ . Formerly O·ko·van·go, O·ko·vang·go .

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Okavango

Okovango

/ (ˌəʊkəˈvɑːŋɡəʊ) /

noun
a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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