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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960;
[syn: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congo]

2. a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic;
[syn: Congo, Congo River, Zaire River]

3. a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960;
[syn: Congo, Republic of the Congo, French Congo]

4. black tea grown in China;
[syn: congou, congo, congou tea, English breakfast tea]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Congou \Con"gou\, Congo \Con"go\, n. [Chin. kung-foo labor.] Black tea, of higher grade (finer leaf and less dusty) than the present bohea. Also called English breakfast tea. See Tea. [1913 Webster +PJC] Of black teas, the great mass is called Congou, or the "well worked", a name which took the place of the Bohea of 150 years ago, and is now itself giving way to the term "English breakfast tea." --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster]




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