[oh-kuh-vang-goh, -vahng-]
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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  1. 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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