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Stanleyville

[stan-lee-vil] /ˈstæn liˌvɪl/
noun
1.
former name of Kisangani.
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  • Fifteen hydroplanes have been ordered for the Congo River service which will eventually be extended to Stanleyville.

    An African Adventure Isaac F. Marcosson
  • Stanleyville marked one of the real mileposts of my journey.

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  • Stanleyville is the head of navigation on the Congo and like Paris, is built on two sides of the river.

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  • Stanleyville's social prestige is only equalled by her economic importance.

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  • In the region immediately adjacent to Stanleyville the natives have begun to plant cotton over a considerable area.

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British Dictionary definitions for Stanleyville

Stanleyville

/ˈstænlɪˌvɪl/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1966) of Kisangani
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