Main meanings of zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2


Pronunciation /zʌɪˈɪə/

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nounplural noun zaire

  • The former basic monetary unit of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo), equal to 100 makuta.


From Zaire, a local name for the Congo River in central Africa.

Main meanings of Zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2


Pronunciation /zʌɪˈɪə/

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proper noun

(also Zaïre)
former name (1971–97) for the Democratic Republic of Congo (see Congo, Democratic Republic of)