Costermansville


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Costermansville

(ˈkɒstəmənzˌvɪl)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1966) of Bukavu
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Bu•ka•vu

(buˈkɑ vu)

n.
a city in the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 201,569. Formerly, Costermansville.
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'Mukombozi' and his followers reportedly had plans to capture the 300 whites living in the area and then to attack the city of Costermansville (Bukavu).