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  1. a river in central Africa flowing W from the NE Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Ubangi River. 700 miles (1125 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for uele

Historical Examples

  • I do not therefore, care to run the risk of running short when the hunting grounds of Uele are reached.

    A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State

    Marcus Dorman

  • Yakoma is built on the banks of the Uele just before it joins with the Bomu to form the Ubangi.

  • There is, however, nothing like a mountain or even a considerable hill in this part of Uele.

British Dictionary definitions for uele


  1. a river in central Africa, rising near the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and Uganda and flowing west to join the Bomu River and form the Ubangi River. Length: about 1100 km (700 miles)
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