Definition of Nyiragongo

1. Noun. An active volcano in eastern Congo.

Group relationships: Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Zaire
Generic synonyms: Volcano



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyiragongo

Nyctian
Nycticebus
Nycticebus pygmaeus
Nycticebus tardigradua
Nycticorax
Nycticorax nycticorax
Nyctimene
Nyctotherus
Nydrazid
Nydri
Nyepi
Nyepis
Nyhan
Nyiha
Nyingma
Nyiragongo
Nyiramba
Nyiregyháza
Nylonkong
Nymphaea alba
Nymphaea caerulea
Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea odorata
Nymphaea stellata
Nymphaeaceae
Nymphalidae
Nymphalis
Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphicus
Nymphicus hollandicus

Literary usage of Nyiragongo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reconfiguration of Political Order in Africa: A Case Study of North Kivu by Denis M. Tull (2005)
"... efforts to stem the destruction of large parts of the city and tens of thousands of homesteads caused by the eruption of the nyiragongo volcano on 17 ..."

2. Views on Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa: Proceedings of an African by Catherine Cross (2007)
"nyiragongo, one of the largest volcanoes of the active Virunga chain in the Rift Valley, has driven major population displacements in the past through ..."

3. Supporting Local Health Care in a Chronic Crisis: Management and Financing by Dennis Dijkzeul, Caroline Lynch (2006)
"Nor could it fully be destroyed by the nyiragongo eruption. ''Novih, a Dutch NGO that is part of the Oxfam family, is the counterpart for this funding since ..."

4. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"The center is funded by churches and the Liliane Fund.72 Following the eruption of nyiragongo volcano, in January 2002, Handicap International Belgium ..."

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