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The capital of South Sudan, in the southern part of the country on the White Nile River.
A group dance, probably of West African origin, characterized by complex rhythmic clapping and body movements and practiced on plantations in the southern United States during the 1700s and 1800s.
(Dancing) a lively African-American dance developed in the southern US
[C19: of Zulu origin]
1. (Placename) a river in NE Africa, rising in S central Ethiopia and flowing south across Somalia to the Indian Ocean: the chief river of Somalia. Length: about 1660 km (1030 miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of South Sudan, on the White Nile river. Pop: 250 000 (2006 est)
n., pl. -bas.
a lively dance developed by plantation slaves in the U.S.
[1825–35, Amer.; of obscure orig.]
a river in E Africa, flowing south from S Ethiopia through Somalia to the Indian Ocean. 1000 mi. (1609 km) long.