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 (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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(ˌlu bumˈbɑ ʃi)

a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo. 851,381.
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Noun1.Lubumbashi - 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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A demonstration called by a campaign group outside the consulate in Lubumbashi, southeastern DR Congo, spiralled out of control and protestors smashed the building's windows.
Lubumbashi, Congo (Kinshasa), June 19, 2019 --( The historic 15th edition of the annual DRC Mining Week starts on Wednesday 19 June in the mining hub of Lubumbashi.
The Tunis club will play at the semi-finals DR Congo's TP Mazembe who had eliminated Tanzania's Simba 4-1 (first-leg 0-0) Saturday afternoon in Lubumbashi.
BalayUu[c]s Uu Lubumbashi (4-1) lors de la 1ere journUu[c]e, les ententistes tout comme les mouloudUu[c]ens, accrochUu[c]s at home par le DH El Jadida (1-1), nae1/4aoont plus droit Uu lae1/4aoerreur.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 19 November 2017: Super Sport United has lost the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup final against TP Mazembe 2-1 in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"The 13-car train was leaving the town of Lubumbashi for the village of Luena when it crashed into a ravine" in Lualaba province, local governor Richard Eataba told dpa.
As per the report of a local radio network, the National Railway Company of Congo was carrying cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena when 11 of its 13 carriages caught fire.
Ce qui est dit pour le WAC, l'est aussi pour le FUS de Rabat qui retrouvera le TP Mazembe dans confrontation plus corsee aussi bien a Lubumbashi qu'a Rabat.
"On our own, we couldn't have done it," says Jean-Pierre Kabaso, chief of the village located 40 kilometres south of Lubumbashi, the capital of Haut-Katanga province in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.