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O·ka·van·go(ō′kə-väng′gō) also Cu·ban·go (ko͞o-bäng′gō)
A river of southwest-central Africa flowing about 1,600 km (1,000 mi) from central Angola to the Okavango Basin or Okavango Swamp, a marshy region of northern Botswana.
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(Placename) a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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O•ka•van•go(ˌoʊ kəˈvæŋ goʊ, -ˈvɑŋ-)
a river in central Africa, flowing SE from Angola to Botswana. ab. 1000 mi. (1610 km) long. Portuguese, Cubango.
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