Zairean
adjective or noun see Zaire

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Zairean — I noun a native or inhabitant of Zaire • Syn: ↑Zairese • Derivationally related forms: ↑Zairese (for: ↑Zairese) • Hypernyms: ↑African …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zairean — See Zaire. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zairean — n. native or resident of Zaire (former country in Africa replaced by People s Republic of the Congo) adj. of or pertaining Zaire (former African state replaced by People s Republic of the Congo)n. native or resident of Zaïre (former country in… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Zairean — [zʌɪ ɪərɪən] (also Zairian) noun a native or inhabitant of the Democratic Republic of Congo (known as Zaire 1971–97). adjective relating to this country …   English new terms dictionary

  • Zairean zaire — Infobox Currency currency name in local = zaïre fr icon image 1 = 1000000zaz.jpg image title 1 = Front 1992 image 2 = 1000000zaz2.jpg image title 2 = Back 1992 iso code = using countries = Zaire subunit ratio 1 = 1/100 subunit ratio 2 = 1/10,000… …   Wikipedia

  • Zairese — I noun a native or inhabitant of Zaire • Syn: ↑Zairean • Derivationally related forms: ↑Zairean (for: ↑Zairean) • Hypernyms: ↑African …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo — The Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo Zaire (AFDL or ADFLC) was a coalition of Congolese dissidents, disgruntled minority groups and nations that toppled President Mobutu Sese Seko and brought Laurent Kabila to power in… …   Wikipedia

  • Rassemblement Démocratique pour le Rwanda — The Rassemblement Démocratique pour le Rwanda (RDR) was an insurgent group operating in the eastern region of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) against the government of Rwanda from 1995 to 1996. It was composed almost entirely of… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Lakes refugee crisis — The Great Lakes refugee crisis is the common name for the situation beginning with the exodus in April 1994 of over two million Rwandans to neighboring countries of the Great Lakes region of Africa in the aftermath of the Rwandan Genocide. Many… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinshasa — /kin shah seuh, kin shah seuh/, n. a port in and capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the NW part, on the Congo (Zaire) River. 5,293,643. Formerly, Léopoldville. * * * formerly Léopoldville Capital and largest city (pop., 1994 est …   Universalium

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