Usage examples for zaire

  1. Then he went back to the Zaire and set a guard. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  2. Before the play was allowed to begin, his majesty the king of the coal- heavers read the bulletin of the day announcing the rapid progress of the queen toward recovery; and then, giving his hand to the queen of the fish- wives, the august pair, followed by their respective suites, executed a dance expressive of their delight at the good news, and then resumed their seats, and listened to Voltaire's " Zaire" with the most edifying gravity. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge
  3. Bits of the Congo Free State are great at seafaring too, and owing to the terrific stream of the great Zaire, which spreads a belt of fresh water over the surface of the ocean 200 miles from land, ships fall in with these floating islands, with their trees still flourishing. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley