- 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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Bu•ka•vu (bo̅o̅ kä′vo̅o̅),USA pronunciation n.
- Place Namesa city in the E Democratic Republic of the Congo. 180,633. Formerly, Costermansville.
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Bukavu /buːˈkɑːvuː/ n
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