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 (zī′îr, zä-îr′)
See Congo.

Za·ir′e·an, Za·ir′i·an adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zairean - a native or inhabitant of ZaireZairean - a native or inhabitant of Zaire  
Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Zairean - of or relating to or characteristic of Zaire or its people; "Zairean elections"


A. ADJzaireño
B. Nzaireño/a m/f
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57) In 1994, the press reported that a South African naval officer, Commodore Willem `Ters' Ehlers, who had succeeded Williamson as chief executive of GMR in South Africa, had negotiated with the Zairean government the purchase of some $40 million of arms.
Since that report was published in August last year, the Zairean situation has only become much worse.
There are the most popular Shaba paintings among their Zairean working-class audience; they may also be found in Western shows of contemporary African art, though usually with no accompanying explanation to obstruct our aestheticizing glance.
He was a remarkably prolific artist and also remarkably influential, both in a musical sense and the power he exerted on Zairean public opinion.
Sam Kiley, under the headline, 'Mining giants sign $3bn-a-year deals with Zairean rebel', writes: "Mining multinationals have signed billion-dollar deals for mineral rights with Laurent Kabila, Zaire's rebel leader to get ahead in what is being billed as 'the second scramble for Africa'.
Finding footage of the 1974 World Cup shot of that daft Zairean defender breaking from the wall to astonish Jairzinho and company by hoofing the ball upfield before the free-kick had even been taken was a great idea.
Zairean Michel Ngonge rose unchallenged to head the Hornets ahead in just five minutes.
Zairean dictator Mobutu Sese Seko, who was footing the bill for the whole shebang, wouldn't let any of the principals leave the country until the fight happened.
Nearly 120 foreign aid workers escaped into Rwanda amid reports that the Zairean army was losing control of Goma.
Most aid offices have been looted and their vehicles stolen by Zairean troops.
There are two particularly interesting examples of this trend; GFSA investing in a Zairean company which has major gold interests in that country and Genmin's Trans-Natal Coal Corp.
There is little doubt that one of the greatest partnerships in Zairean music is the one that blossomed between the band leader, singer and composer Tabu Ley Rochereau and the singer and dancer Mbilia Bel.