Usumbura


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Usumbura

(ˌuːzəmˈbʊərə)
n
(Placename) the former name of Bujumbura

Bu•jum•bu•ra

(ˌbu dʒʊmˈbʊər ə)

n.
the capital of Burundi, in the W part, on Lake Tanganyika. 272,600. Formerly, Usumbura.
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Noun1.Usumbura - the capital and largest city of BurundiUsumbura - the capital and largest city of Burundi; "Usumbura was renamed Bujumbura when Burundi became independent in 1962"
Burundi, Republic of Burundi - a landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika
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Es el caso de la leyenda de que Kapuscinski estuvo a punto de ser fusilado, primero en Bolivia, luego en Ghana y finalmente en la carcel de Usumbura en Congo.
Their attempt to confine Muslims in an isolated reserve in Usumbura (present day Bujumbura) strengthened Kiswahili in the sense that this language managed to survive in a closed group communication made of Muslims.