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 (brăz′ə-vĭl′, brä-zä-vēl′)
The capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo, in the southern part of the country on the Congo River across from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Founded by the French in the 1880s, it is a trade center and major port.
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(French brazavil)
(Placename) the capital of Congo-Brazzaville, in the south on the River Congo. Pop: 1 153 000 (2005 est)
[C19: named after Pierre de Brazza (1852–1905), French explorer]
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(ˈbræz əˌvɪl, ˈbrɑ zə-)

the capital of the Republic of the Congo, in the S part, on the Congo (Zaire) River. 585,812.
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Noun1.Brazzaville - the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo
French Congo, Republic of the Congo, Congo - a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960
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