- pl. Kongos or Kongo a member of an African people of N Angola and SW Democratic Republic of the Congo
- the Bantu language of this people
See Kongo in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. Kongo Kongo
- A member of a people living in west-central Africa along the lower Congo River.
- A Bantu language of the Kongo used as a lingua franca in the southern Republic of the Congo, the western Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), and northern Angola. Also called Kikongo.