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Stanleyville

[stan-lee-vil]
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noun
  1. former name of Kisangani.
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  • At Stanleyville the Minister of the Colonies had a great reception.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Stanleyville marked one of the real mileposts of my journey.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Stanleyville's social prestige is only equalled by her economic importance.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Stanleyville was called the center of the old Arab slave trade.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • When we left Stanleyville his cash capital was thirty-five francs.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson


British Dictionary definitions for stanleyville

Stanleyville

noun
  1. the former name (until 1966) of Kisangani
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