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Zairian

or Za·ir·e·an

[ zah-eer-ee-uhn ]
/ zɑˈɪər i ən /
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adjective

of or relating to Zaire or its people.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Zaire.

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Origin of Zairian

First recorded in 1970–75; Zaire + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Zairian

Zaïrian

Zarean

/ (zɑːˈɪərɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to the former Zaïre (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Zaïre
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