Associations to the word «Zaire»

Wiktionary

ZAÏRE, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Zaire
ZAIRE, proper noun. (historical) the Democratic Republic of the Congo (former name, used between 1971 and 1997).
ZAIRE, noun. (historical) The unit of currency of Zaire.
ZAÏRE, noun. The former currency of Zaïre.
ZAIRE EBOLAVIRUS, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Filoviridae   — the species of Ebolavirus first discovered and the one that caused the West African epidemic of 2014.

Dictionary definition

ZAIRE, noun. The basic unit of money in Zaire.
ZAIRE, noun. A republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.

Wise words

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