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  • ZAIRE, a name by which the river Congo was formerly known.
  • Zaire is a Portuguese variant of a Bantu word (nzari) meaning river.
  • Until, however, the last quarter of the 19th century "Zaire" was frequently used to designate the stream.
  • But at last, on the 13th of August 1732, he produced Zaire, the best (with Merope) of all his plays, and one of the ten or twelve best plays of the whole French classical school.
  • Zaire, among those where love is admitted as a principal motive, and Merope, among those where this motive is excluded and kept in subordination, yield to no plays of their classe in such interest as is possible on the model, in stage effect and in uniform literary merit.

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