Pointe-Noire

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Pointe-Noire

(French pwɛ̃tnwar)
n
(Placename) a port in S Congo-Brazzaville, on the Atlantic: the country's chief port and former capital (1950–58). Pop: 638 000 (2005 est)

Pointe-Noire

(Fr. pwɛ̃tˈnwar)

n.
a seaport in the S Republic of Congo. 294,203.
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Pointe-Noire, Congo's second city, held its fourth fashion festival this summer, known as the Carousel of Fashion.
Mombouli, 42, is originally from Pointe-Noire, Congo's chief port on the Atlantic.