Elisabethville


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E·lis·a·beth·ville

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth-vĭl′)

Élisabethville

(ɪˈlɪzəbəθˌvɪl)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1966) of Lubumbashi
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Noun1.Elisabethville - a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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1961--January--Patrice Lubumba, prime minister of Congo, is arrested and brutally murdered in Elisabethville (now Lubumbashi).
The Elisabethville area of Birtley is named after a queen of which European country?
Gateshead's factories included the First World War Elisabethville munitions works, while Ottovale was a coke works which was set upon the banks of Blaydon Burn in 1902.
Tenders are Invited for Extension RER E in the West - Station-Aubergenville Elisabethville - accessibility adaptations and commissioning the Station.
Following the death of its founder, French painter Pierre RomainDesfosses, in 1954 it was integrated into the Academie des Beaux Arts of Elisabethville, founded three years earlier by the Belgian painter Laurent Moonens and Mulongoy, Kibwanga and Sylvester Kaballa became professors.
Following the death of its founder, French painter Pierre Romain-Desfosses, in 1954 it was integrated into the Academie des Beaux Arts of Elisabethville, founded three years earlier by the Belgian painter Laurent Moonens, and Mulongoy, Kibwanga and Sylvester Kaballa became professors.
Tempels, Placid, La Philosophie Bantoue, Elisabethville : Lovania, 1945.
Inspirado por un impulso de <<zairizacion>>, incluso cambiaron tambien de denominacion algunas ciudades: Leopoldville se convirtio en Kinshasa, Stanleyville en Kisangani, Elisabethville en Lumbumbashi, Jadotville en Likasi, Albertville en Kalemie, etc.
Laique et libre exaministe, tout au moins en principe, Elisabethville pouvait, sans consequence previsible, reprendre le sens de l'idee pure de la raison de Kant.
He added: "I know members of Trooper Mullins' family would welcome an opportunity to travel to Lubumbashi, as Elisabethville is now known, to visit where Trooper Mullins died.
Aussi la toponymie en Afrique atteste-t-elle l'efficacite de cette politique : Johannesburg (en Afrique du Sud), Leopoldville (Kinshasa), Elisabethville (Lubumbashi), Brazzaville (au Congo-Brazza), Saint-Louis (au Senegal), etc.