Main definitions of zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2

zaire1

noun

  • 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.

Pronunciation

zaire

/zäˈir/

Main definitions of zaire in English

: zaire1Zaire2

Zaire2

proper noun

Pronunciation

Zaire

/zɑˈɪr//zäˈir/