UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/buːˈkɑːvuː/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bo̅o̅ kävo̅o̅)

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Bu•ka•vu  (bo̅o̅ kävo̅o̅),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa city in the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 180,633. Formerly,  Costermansville. 

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Bukavu /buːˈkɑːvuː/ n
  1. a port in E Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on Lake Kivu: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 294 000 (2005 est)
    Former name (until 1966): Costermansville
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