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Lu·bum·ba·shi(lo͝o′bo͝om-bä′shē) Formerly E·lis·a·beth·ville (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth-vĭl′)
A city of southeast Democratic Republic of the Congo near the Zambia border. Founded in 1910, it was the center of a secessionist state during the 1960-1963 civil war.
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(Placename) a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo: founded in 1910 as a copper-mining centre; university (1955). Pop: 1 102 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1966): Elisabethville
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Lu•bum•ba•shi(ˌlu bumˈbɑ ʃi)
a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo. 851,381.
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|Noun||1.||Lubumbashi - a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville|
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