Main definitions of zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2

zaire1

Pronunciation /zäˈir/ /zɑˈɪr/

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nounzaire

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

Origin

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

Main definitions of Zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2

Zaire2

Pronunciation /zäˈir/ /zɑˈɪr/

Translate Zaire into Spanish

proper noun

Former name (until 1997) of Congo, Democratic Republic of