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Congolese

[kong-guh-leez, -lees] /ˌkɒŋ gəˈliz, -ˈlis/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the People's Republic of the Congo or the Congo region, its inhabitants, or their languages.
noun, plural Congolese.
2.
an inhabitant or native of the People's Republic of the Congo or of the Congo region.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French congolais, irregular formation; see -ese
Related forms
pro-Congolese, adjective, noun, plural pro-Congolese.
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Congolese

/ˌkɒŋɡəˈliːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo or their inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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