Lubumbashi

Lubumbashi

[loo-boom-bah-shee]
noun
a city in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Formerly Elisabethville.
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Shaba

[shah-buh]
noun
a province in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km). Capital: Lubumbashi.
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Lubumbashi (ˌluːbʊmˈbæʃɪ)
 
n
Former name (until 1966): Elisabethville a city in the S Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): founded in 1910 as a copper-mining centre; university (1955). Pop: 1 102 000 (2005 est)

Shaba (ˈʃɑːbə)
 
n
the former name (1972--97) of Katanga

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