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zɑˈɪər, ˈzɑ ɪərZaire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zairenoun

    the basic unit of money in Zaire

  2. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congonoun

    a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960

Wiktionary

  1. Zairenoun

    A former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (between 1971 and 1997).

    Etymology: Truncation of Kongo nzadi o nzere ("river swallowing rivers", referring to the Congo river) adopted in accordance with the Authenticity Movement.

  2. zairenoun

    The unit of currency of Zaire.

    Etymology: Truncation of Kongo nzadi o nzere ("river swallowing rivers", referring to the Congo river) adopted in accordance with the Authenticity Movement.

  3. zaïrenoun

    The former currency of Zaïre.

Freebase

  1. Zaire

    Zaire, officially the Republic of Zaire, was the name of the state that existed between 27 October 1971 and 17 May 1997, currently named Democratic Republic of the Congo. Founded by Mobutu Sese Seko, the name of Zaire derives from the Portuguese word "zaire", itself an adaptation of the Kongo word nzere or nzadi.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Zaire

    name for the Congo (q. v.) in part of its lower course.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zaire in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zaire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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