Associations to the word «Congo»


CONGO, proper noun. A country in Central Africa with Brazzaville as capital. Official name: Republic of the Congo.
CONGO, proper noun. A country in Central Africa with Kinshasa as capital. Official name: Democratic Republic of the Congo.
CONGO, proper noun. A large river in Africa which flows for about 4,380 km (2,720 miles) to the Atlantic Ocean in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CONGO, noun. (informal) Congregationalist
CONGO BAR, noun. A blondie (baked snack) with chocolate chips and either walnuts or coconut.
CONGO BARS, noun. Plural of Congo bar
CONGO FREE STATE, proper noun. (historical) An independent kingdom in Africa that was ruled by King Leopold II of Belgium, the predecessor of the Belgian Congo, which it became when Belgium took it away from King Leopold in 1908, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which it was called upon independence. [from 1885 to 1908]
CONGO PEGGY, noun. (Jamaica) A red ant.
CONGO RED, noun. A dye that turns red in alkaline, blue in acidic solutions.
CONGO SNAKE, noun. An aquatic salamander of the genus Amphiuma.
CONGO SNAKES, noun. Plural of Congo snake

Dictionary definition

CONGO, noun. A republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.
CONGO, noun. A major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic.
CONGO, noun. A republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960.
CONGO, noun. Black tea grown in China.

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis