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The capital and largest city of Burundi, in the western part of the country on Lake Tanganyika. Originally called Usumbura, it was renamed when Burundi became independent in 1962.
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(Placename) the capital of Burundi, a port at the NE end of Lake Tanganyika. Pop: 419 000 (2005 est). Former name: Usumbura
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Bu•jum•bu•ra(ˌbu dʒʊmˈbʊər ə)
the capital of Burundi, in the W part, on Lake Tanganyika. 272,600. Formerly, Usumbura.
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|Noun||1.||Bujumbura - the capital and largest city of Burundi; "Usumbura was renamed Bujumbura when Burundi became independent in 1962"|
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