Definition of Congo, Democratic Republic of in English:

Congo, Democratic Republic of

proper noun

  • A large country in central Africa with a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean; population 77,300,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Kinshasa; languages, French (official), Kongo, Lingala, Swahili, and others. Also called Congo-Kinshasa.

    Formerly called (1971–97) Zaire