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 (zī′îr, zä-îr′)
See Congo.

Za·ir′e·an, Za·ir′i·an adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zairean - a native or inhabitant of ZaireZairean - a native or inhabitant of Zaire  
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.Zairean - of or relating to or characteristic of Zaire or its people; "Zairean elections"


A. ADJzaireño
B. Nzaireño/a m/f
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Imported recordings of disco, funk and rock also began to influence East African pop, and you can hear the influence that these international musical styles had on Kenya's pop scene--as well as Zairean rumba influences that became so popular across Africa.
We considered him a Zairean who was living in America.
The Banyamulenge had been living in the eastern part of Congo for a long time, but they had become dissatisfied with Mobutu's decision in 1981 to deprive them of Zairean citizenship.
Remember the Zairean leader, Mobutu Sese Seko, who was at one time the most important ally of the USA and the West in Africa, and how he was used to prolonging apartheid in South Africa.
sugar-glass, and the Zairean music I'm listening to is
Whereas the Mother was especially valued in the Zairean context through the quasi-religious cult, which Mobutu imposed in honour of his own mother, the brother and sister of the novel remember the spectacle of the body of their own biological mother, exhausted by too many maternities and abortions, with disgust and anguish.
Among the arrested were a Russian man, a woman from Turkmenistan and a Zairean national, who is said to be the mastermind.
Arnaud JP, Preioai P, Mashako L, Galan P, Nsibu C, Favier A, Kapongo C and Hercberg S Serum trace elements in Zairean mothers and their new borns.
Paliani's Nyanja narrative In 1930 Came a Witchdoctor (1930), Zairean Stephen A.
This characteristic African feature is found in the Zairean handcrafted Kuba embroidery (Clarke 1997: 46-63), Nigeria's Hausa embroidery (Heathcote 1974: 15-40, 1976, 1972: 12-19, 82, 84), in the Upper Volta weaving format of the Mossi, Nigeria's adire eleko (Barbour & Simmond 1971), Nigeria's aso-oke (Clarke 1997: 74-111; Lamb and Holmes 1980) and Nigeria's akwete (Afigbo and Okeke 1985; Aronson 1980: 62-66; Davis 1974: 22-25), Ghana's kente (Clarke 1997: 64-75), Mali's woolen blanket khasa of the Peul (Imperato 1976: 56-59, 1973: 40-47) and check-motif cloth of the Mende (Sierra Leone).
aid having propped up the disgusting Zairean dictator Mobutu Sese Seko for 30 years, and the Somali horrors of the early 1990s were in part fought over control of food aid.
71) Take, for instance, the fictional example of an apolitical Zairean (now Congolese) arms broker with one Tutsi parent and one Hutu parent who, in violation of the U.