Lake Kivu on the Rwandan side.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
lake in EC Africa, on the border of Democratic Republic of the Congo & Rwanda: c. 1,100 sq mi (2,849 sq km)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A lake on the border of Congo (formerly Zaire) and Rwanda north of Lake Tanganyika. It is situated at an altitude of 1,461 m (4,790 ft) and is Africa's highest lake.