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(in central and E Africa) n
1. an enclosure, esp a palisade or fence of thorn bush, set up to protect a camp, herd of animals, etc
a. a police post
b. a magistrate's office
[C19: from Swahili]
(Placename) a port in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on the Congo River, capital of the Belgian Congo until 1926: forest products. Pop: 607 000 (2005 est)