Definition of Congo river
1. Noun. A major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic.
Group relationships: Belgian Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Zaire
Generic synonyms: River
Lexicographical Neighbors of Congo River
Literary usage of Congo river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"CHAPTER III BY SEA TO THE congo river. The Sultan of Zanzibar—Tippu-Tib and Stanley Falls-On board ss Madura — " Shindy " between the Zanzibaris and ..."
2. Experiments in International Administration by Francis Bowes Sayre (1919)
"(6) The International congo river Commission A far more clearly defined scheme of international administration was the International Congo Commission ..."
3. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1893)
"congo river. 55 Noki—congo river from Noki. 02 Noki—congo river from Noki. ... 68 congo river—Railway Site. 64 congo river—Devil's Cauldron. ..."
4. Forty-five Years Under the Flag by Winfield Scott Schley (1904)
"CHAPTER XII TO THE congo river AND SOUTH AMERICA 1877-1878 THE next visit, en route to the South Atlantic Station, directed in the Essex's orders was the ..."
5. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1897)
"AN examination of a modern map of Africa shows that the congo river furnishes the shortest and easiest route to the heart of the continent. ..."