Victims were put into sacks, speared, and thrown into the congo river.
Yambuku Breman peered out at the huge congo river system as the flight took off.
At the highest navigable point of the congo river, thick jungle creates an impenetrable wall of green around a large island.
African nation, named for the river that runs through it, which is from a Bantu word meaning "mountains" (i.e., the river that flows from the mountains). As an adjective, Congoese is native English (1797) but has been supplanted by Congolese (1900), from French Congolais.
Note: One of the world's longest rivers, it is Africa's largest potential source of electric power.
Note: Explored separately but simultaneously by the missionary David Livingstone and the journalist Henry Stanley, the Congo was the site of their proverbial encounter. (See “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”)