Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "Brazzaville" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRAZZAVILLE

Named after Pierre de Brazza (1852–1905), French explorer.
info
Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp
section

PRONUNCIATION OF BRAZZAVILLE

Brazzaville  [French] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRAZZAVILLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Brazzaville is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRAZZAVILLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Brazzaville

Brazzaville

Brazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo and is located on the Congo River. As of the 2007 census, it has a population of 1,373,382 in the city proper, and about 2 million in total when including the suburbs located in the Pool Region. The populous city of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lies just across the Congo River from Brazzaville. Together with Kinshasa, the combined conurbation of Kinshasa-Brazzaville has thus nearly 12 million inhabitants. Over a third of the population of the Republic of Congo lives in the capital, and it is home to 40% of non-agricultural employment. It is also a financial and administrative capital.

Definition of Brazzaville in the English dictionary

The definition of Brazzaville in the dictionary is the capital of Congo-Brazzaville, in the south on the River Congo. Pop: 1 153 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRAZZAVILLE


aubade
French
auberge
French
boudin
French
chanteuse
French
coquille
French
entente
French
entremets
French
Fauve
French
flacon
French
longueur
French
mondaine
French
monsieur
French
poussin
French
quinze
French
remblai
French
verlan
French

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRAZZAVILLE

Brazilian
Brazilian bikini wax
brazilin
brazing solder
BRB
BRCS
BRE

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRAZZAVILLE

Abbeville
cheville
Congo-Brazzaville
Deauville
Evansville
Granville
Grenville
Huntsville
Jacksonville
Joinville
Knoxville
Louisville
Mandeville
Melville
Nashville
Oakville
Seville
Somerville
taille
Townsville
Woodville

Synonyms and antonyms of Brazzaville in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Brazzaville» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF BRAZZAVILLE

Find out the translation of Brazzaville to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Brazzaville from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Brazzaville» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

布拉柴维尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Brazzaville
570 millions of speakers

English

Brazzaville
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ब्राज़ाविल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

برازافيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Браззавиль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Brazzaville
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্রাজাভিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Brazzaville
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Brazzaville
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brazzaville
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ブラザビル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

브라자빌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brazzaville
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Brazzaville
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிராஸாவில்லி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्राझाव्हिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Brazzaville
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Brazzaville
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Brazzaville
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Браззавіль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Brazzaville
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μπραζαβίλ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Brazzaville
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Brazzaville
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Brazzaville
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Brazzaville

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAZZAVILLE»

The term «Brazzaville» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.004 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Quite widely used
89
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «Brazzaville» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of Brazzaville
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Brazzaville».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAZZAVILLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Brazzaville» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Brazzaville» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Brazzaville

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRAZZAVILLE»

Discover the use of Brazzaville in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Brazzaville and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Brazzaville Beach
Brazzaville Beach will be loved by fans of Any Human Heart, as well as readers of Ben Macintyre, Sebastian Faulks, Nick Hornby and Hilary Mantel. 'Brazzaville Beach exudes confidence; Boyd has grown in authority from book to book.
William Boyd, 2013
2
Leisure and Society in Colonial Brazzaville
This book is the first comprehensive study of leisure in an African colonial city.
Phyllis Martin, 2002
3
Catholic Women of Congo-Brazzaville: Mothers and Sisters in ...
Explores the changing roles and relationships of women to the Catholic Church in Africa
Phyllis Martin, 2009
4
Brakin: Brazzaville-Kinshasa : visualizing the visible
No other references than the ones connected to this protocol are included in these maps. These references can be found in an extra section in the book, which shows reproductions of existing maps.
Jan Van Eyck Academie, 2006
5
Brazzaville Beach: A Novel
. . Young, alone, and far from her family in Britain, Hope Clearwater contemplates the extraordinary events that left her washed up like driftwood on Brazzaville Beach.
William Boyd, 2009
6
Brazzaville Charms: Magic and Rebellion in the Republic of Congo
This first-person account, based on original research and interviews, tells the story of militiamen who are led by a dreadlocked reincarnation of Christ, of exorcisms and sorcery, of pygmies who are owned by their masters, of timber ...
Cassie Knight, 2007
7
Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976
10, 1965, 6:10 p.m., ibid.; Rusk to Amembassy Brazzaville, Aug. 11, 1965, NSFCF, box 85; Amembassy Brazzaville to SecState, Aug. 13, 1965, ibid.; Le Monde, Aug. 15, 1965, p. 1; La Semaine (Brazzaville), Aug. 22, 1965, p. 3; NYT: Aug.
Piero Gleijeses, 2002
8
The Emerging States of French Equatorial Africa
The project came to nothing, however, and even the pylons that had been constructed at Brazzaville were taken down in 1924.1 Eleven years later a few enthusiasts among Brazzaville's European community started a Radio Club there , ...
Virginia Thompson, Richard Adloff, 1960
9
Barriers to Peace in Civil War
Figure 3.2 Veto player coding for Congo-Brazzaville conflicts Table 3.1 Veto players by conflict months testing, in the. Strict veto players Lenient veto players Conflict ID Location Year Side A SideB Number Name Number Name 3170 Congo- ...
David E. Cunningham, 2011
10
Readings in African Politics
389-411 The recent history of the Republic of Congo, the former French colony often known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire), is a notable example of how the promise of ...
Tom Young, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRAZZAVILLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Brazzaville is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Congo Brazzaville : La population de Dolisie déterminée à soutenir …
La ville de Dolisie dans le département du Niari a vibré le 04 juillet dernier au rythme de la Dynamique pour la nouvelle République. «Alwihda Info, Jul 15»
2
Toriola, Quadri Lead 18 Other Players to AAG Camp
... out of the national team in the last two years made the list of invited players for the Games scheduled for September in Congo Brazzaville. «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
3
Africa begins crackdown? Ivory Coast bans foreign Imams, freezes …
Chad became the second country in Africa to ban the burqa and niqab, after Congo-Brazzaville in May. The Congolese authorities argued that ... «Mail & Guardian Africa, Jul 15»
4
Bharti Airtel sells African towers for $1.3B
... Ghana, Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville. Bharti Airtel also expects to complete the sale of towers in another six African markets in the coming ... «RCR Wireless News, Jul 15»
5
Ahmad Farroukh, CEO of MTN South Africa Resigns
... Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, ... «TeleAnalysis, Jul 15»
6
Mupopo sets new personal best time
The five athletes have qualified for the Congo Brazzaville All-Africa Games scheduled for September 4 to 19. Zambia Amateur Athletics ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Western Union Enhances Mobile Money Transfer Capabilities in Africa
... Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
8
Opening: Blu M'Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Carlson Rezidor further strengthens its portfolio in Africa by announcing the Radisson Blu M'Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, capital city of ... «eTurboNews, Jul 15»
9
Brazzaville 2015: NWF selects 15 weightlifters
The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation has selected eight male and seven female weightlifters for the All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo in ... «The Punch, Jul 15»
10
Serge Homecoming in Photos
Thunder F Serge Ibaka fits a father and daughter for hearing aids on Thursday in his hometown of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Ibaka was ... «Thunder.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Brazzaville [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/brazzaville>. Nov 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z