Definitions for kivuˈki vu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ki•vuˈki vu(n.)

  1. Lake, a lake in central Africa, between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. 1100 sq. mi. (2849 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kivu, Lake Kivu(noun)

    a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda


  1. Kivu

    Kivu was the name for a large "Region" in the Democratic Republic of Congo under the rule of Mobutu Sese Seko that bordered Lake Kivu. It included three "Sub-Regions": Nord-Kivu, Sud-Kivu and Maniema, corresponding to the three current provinces created in 1986. The capital of the Kivu Region was in Bukavu, and the capitals of the three Sub-Regions were in Goma, Uvira and Kindu.


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