capital of Republic of the Congo, on the Congo River: pop. 938,000
See Brazzaville in American Heritage Dictionary 4
The capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo, in the southern part of the country on the Congo River across from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). Founded by the French in the 1880s, it is a trade center and major port. Population: 1,110,000.