Congolese


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Con·go·lese

 (kŏng′gō-lēz′, -lēs′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to either the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo or to their peoples, languages, or cultures.
2. Of or relating to the region surrounding the Congo River or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
n. pl. Congolese
a. A native or inhabitant of the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or the area surrounding the Congo River.
b. A person of Congolese ancestry.

[French congolais, from Congo, Congo (probably on the model of angolais, Angolan).]

Congolese

(ˌkɒŋɡəˈliːz)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the Republic of Congo or the Democratic Republic of Congo or their inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the Republic of Congo or the Democratic Republic of Congo
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Congolese - a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the CongoCongolese - a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Congolese - of or relating to or characteristic of the Congo region or its people; "Congolese rulers"; "the Congolese republic"
Translations

Congolese

[ˌkɒŋgəʊˈliːz]
A. ADJcongoleño
B. Ncongoleño/a m/f

Congolese

adjkongolesisch
nKongolese m, → Kongolesin f
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