noun, plural za·ire.
Examples from the Web for zaire
De Merode came to the Democratic Republic of the Congo when it was still Zaire.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In all, the 1976 outbreak saw 318 cases in Zaire, 280 of which ended in death.
To break up the trip to Zaire, the two stopped in Geneva to meet with leaders at the World Health Organization.
Bill Close, as his friends called him, was the personal physician to President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire.
Other trials, to begin in the fall, will study a monovalent vaccine that has a gene only from the Zaire strain.
Captain Tuckey was the last who fell a victim, after having traced the Zaire, till it became from four to five miles in breadth.
He went on board the Zaire on the ninth night after his discovery, dispirited and sick at heart.
Bones took the other's hand, snivelled a bit despite his fierce effort of restraint, and went aboard the Zaire.
The Zaire had struck a sandbank, and was stranded high, if not dry.The Keepers of the King's Peace|Edgar Wallace
The Zaire went swinging in to the Government beach, and there was a captain of Houssas to meet him.Sanders of the River|Edgar Wallace
African nation (1971-1997), from an early alternative name of the Congo River, from Kikongo nzai, dialectal form of nzadi "river."
See Democratic Republic of Congo.