Boyoma Falls


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Boyoma Falls

(bɔɪˈəʊmə)
pl n
(Placename) a series of seven cataracts in the NE Democratic Republic of Congo, on the upper River Congo: forms an unnavigable stretch of 90 km (56 miles), which falls 60 m (200 ft). Former name: Stanley Falls

Bo•yo′ma Falls′

(bɔˈyoʊ mə)
n.pl.
seven cataracts of the Lualaba River where it becomes the Zaire (Congo) River, in the NE Democratic Republic of the Congo, S of Kisangani.
Formerly, Stanley Falls.
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PREVIOUS SPREAD: a fisherman checks his trap at Boyoma Falls on the Lualaba River, near Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Bamanga is the second of the seven cataracts met by the river as it flows down over the Boyoma Falls.
OPPOSITE: fishermen remove a large fish from a basket at Boyoma Falls.