Definition of Kananga
1. Noun. A city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Zaire
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Literary usage of Kananga
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great by Henry Morton Stanley (1879)
"... I ascended a mount some 600 feet high about three miles from camp, to take bearings of the several features which Kananga was requested to show me. ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1877)
"... Kananga rice powder, Malagueta toilet water, and many other novelties in perfumery, found a ready sale from their stand. Violet, Paris. ..."
3. Down Under by N. Maisondeau (1912)
"To our repeated enquiries for "Kananga," a vendor of flowers and ... banana-leaved parcels, the long- sought-for Kananga or Ylang-Ylang, known also aa I ..."