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Tshombe, Moise Kapenda(Encyclopedia)Tshombe, Moise Kapenda mô-s´ kpn´dä chm´b [key], 1919–69, political leader in Congo (Kinshasa). He was related to the royal family of the Lunda people and received his education at mi...
Amyraut, Moïse(Encyclopedia)Amyraut, Moïse môz´ ämr´ [key], or Moses Amyraldusmrl´ds [key], 1596–1664, French Protestant theologian. As pastor of Saumur he won a reputation as a theologian and orator, and h...
Moïse, Jovenel(Encyclopedia)Moïse, Jovenel, 1968–, Haitian business executive, president of Haiti (2017–). A successful banana exporter and a member of the Haitian Tèt Kale party, but a political novice, he was President M...
Katanga(Encyclopedia)Katanga kätng´g, k– [key], former province, c.200,000 sq mi (518,000 sq km), SE Congo (Kinshasa); called Shaba from 1971 to 1997. Katanga bordered Angola on the southwest, Zambia on the sout...
Vigny, Alfred Victor, comte de(Encyclopedia)Vigny, Alfred Victor, comte de älfrd´ vktôr´ kôNt d vny´ [key], 1797–1863, French poet, novelist, and dramatist. One of the foremost romantics, Vigny expressed a philosophy of stoica...
Congo, Democratic Republic of the(Encyclopedia)Congo, Democratic Republic of the, formerly Zaïrez´r, zär´ [key], republic (2015 est. pop. 76,197,000), c.905,000 sq mi (2,344,000 sq km), central Africa. It borders on Angola in the southwe...
Haiti(Encyclopedia)Haiti h´t [key], Fr. Haïtiät´ [key], officially Republic of Haiti, republic (2015 est. pop. 10,711,000), 10,700 sq mi (27,713 sq km), West Indies, on the western third of the island of His...
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