French Oubangi. a river in W central Africa, forming part of the boundary between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, flowing W and S into the Congo (Zaire) River. 700 miles (1,125 km) long.
a woman of the Sara tribe in the Central African Republic whose lips are pierced and stretched around flat wooden disks.
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How to use Ubangi in a sentence
The banks of the Ubangi descend as a rule, sheer into deep water and are often indeed miniature cliffs.
Brass collars and bangles are very uncommon on the Ubangi and beads take their place.
There is the danger of flooding the banks of the Congo with mitakos, and the banks of the Ubangi with beads.
The Koto river is almost as large as the continuation of the Ubangi and rises far away up north.
Yakoma is built on the banks of the Uele just before it joins with the Bomu to form the Ubangi.
British Dictionary definitions for Ubangi
a river in central Africa, flowing west and south, forming the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and the Central African Republic and Congo-Brazzaville, into the River Congo. Length (with the Uele): 2250 km (1400 miles): French name: Oubangui
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