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A territory of Angola forming an exclave on the Atlantic Ocean between the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was separated from Angola proper when the Congo Free State (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) acquired a corridor to the sea along the lower Congo River.
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(Placename) an exclave of Angola, separated from the rest of the country by part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pop: about 300 000 (2002 est). Area: 7270 sq km (2807 sq miles)
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an exclave of Angola, on the W coast of Africa. 114,000; 2807 sq. mi. (7270 sq. km).
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