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Lunda People
The Lunda (''Balunda'', ''Luunda'', ''Ruund'') are a Bantu Bantu may refer to: *Bantu languages, constitute the largest sub-branch of the Niger–Congo languages *Bantu peoples, over 400 peoples of Africa speaking a Bantu language *Afro-textured hair#Styling, Bantu knots, a type of African hairstyle *Blac ... ethnic group that originated in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (frenc ... along the Kalanyi River and formed the Kingdom of Lunda The Nation of Lunda (c. 1665 – c. 1887) was a confederation of states in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kins ... in the 17th century under their ruler, ...
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Democratic Republic Of The Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (french: République du Zaïre, link=no, ), was the name of a sovereign state between 1971 and 1997 in Central Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the Africa, African continent comprisi ..., is a country in Central Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the Africa, African continent comprising various countries according to different definitions. Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic .... It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa (commonly called Black Africa) is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all list of sovere ...
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Lunda Delimitation Commission-1908
Lu(u)nda or Ruund may refer to: Places * Lunda (Asia Minor), an Ancient Roman city and present Catholic titular see * Lunda, Färingsö parish, a locality in Ekerö Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden * Lunda, Ohio, an unincorporated community in Liberty Township, Union County, Ohio, United States * Lunda Sharif, a town in Dera Ismail Khan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Africa * Kingdom of Lunda, a pre-colonial African confederation of states in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Zambia * Lunda Norte Province, Angola * Lunda Sul Province, Angola * Kasongo Lunda, a town in Kwango District, Bandundu Province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo * Mission sui iuris of Lunda, a Roman Catholic mission sui iuris (primary pre-diocesan missionary jurisdiction) in Angola from 1900 to 1940 Ethnography * Lunda people, a group living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola and Zambia ** Eastern Lunda, a group living in the Democratic Republic of ...
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Tobacco
Tobacco is the common name of several plants in the genus Genus /ˈdʒiː.nəs/ (plural genera /ˈdʒen.ər.ə/) is a taxonomic rank In biological classification In biology, taxonomy () is the scientific study of naming, defining (Circumscription (taxonomy), circumscribing) and classifying gr ... ''Nicotiana ''Nicotiana'' () is a genus of herbaceous plants and shrubs in the family (biology), family Solanaceae, that is native plant, indigenous to the Americas, Australia, south west Africa and the South Pacific. Various ''Nicotiana'' species, commonly ...'' of the family In , family (from la, familia) is a of people related either by (by recognized birth) or (by marriage or other relationship). The purpose of families is to maintain the well-being of its members and of society. Ideally, families would off ... Solanaceae The Solanaceae , or nightshades, are a family (biology), family of flowering plants that ranges from annual and perennial herbs ...
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Oil Palm
''Elaeis'' () is a genus of Arecaceae, palms containing two species, called oil palms. They are used in commercial agriculture in the production of palm oil. The African oil palm ''Elaeis guineensis'' (the species name ''guineensis'' referring to its country of origin) is the principal source of palm oil. It is native to west and southwest Africa, occurring between Angola and Gambia. The American oil palm ''Elaeis oleifera'' () is native to tropical Central America, Central and South America, and is used locally for oil production. Description Mature palms are single-stemmed, and can grow well over tall. The leaf, leaves are pinnate, and reach between long. The flowers are produced in dense clusters; each individual flower is small, with three sepals and three petals. The palm fruit is reddish, about the size of a large plum, and grows in large bunches. Each fruit is made up of an oily, fleshy outer layer (the pericarp), with a single seed (the palm kernel), also rich in oil ...
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Sweet Potato
The sweet potato or sweetpotato (''Ipomoea batatas'') is a dicotyledon The dicotyledons, also known as dicots (or more rarely dicotyls), are one of the two groups into which all the flowering plant The flowering plants, also known as Angiospermae (), or Magnoliophyta (), are the most diverse group of Embryophyte ...ous plant that belongs to the bindweed Bindweed may refer to: * Convolvulaceae (bindweed family or morning glory family), a family including about 60 genera and more than 1,650 species ** ''Calystegia'' (bindweed, false bindweed, morning glory), a genus of about 25 species of flowering ... or morning glory Morning glory is a common name for many flowering plants. Morning glory may also refer to: Music *'' (What's the Story) Morning Glory?'', a 1995 album by Oasis ** "Morning Glory" (Oasis song), a 1995 single from the above album ** ''Morning Glory ... family In human society A society is a Social group, group of individuals involved in persis ...
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Bean
A bean is the seed of one of several of the , which are used as vegetables for human or animal food. They can be cooked in many different ways, including boiling, frying, and baking, and are used in many traditional dishes throughout the world. Terminology The word "bean" and its Germanic s (e.g. ') have existed in common use in since before the 12th century, referring to , s, and other pod-borne seeds. This was long before the genus ' was known in Europe. After Columbian-era contact between Europe and the Americas, use of the word was extended to pod-borne seeds of ''Phaseolus'', such as the and the , and the related genus '. The term has long been applied generally to many other seeds of similar form, such as Old World s, s, other , and , and even to those with slighter resemblances, such as s, , , and s. Thus the term "bean" in general can refer to a host of different species. Seeds called "beans" are often included among the crops called "pulses" (s), althou ...
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Squash (plant)
''Cucurbita'' (Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be in relation with") is "an appa ... for gourd Gourds include the fruits of some flowering plant The flowering plants, also known as Angiospermae (), or Magnoliophyta (), are the most diverse group of Embryophyte, land plants, with 64 Order(biology), orders, 416 Family (biology), families, ...) is a genus Genus /ˈdʒiː.nəs/ (plural genera /ˈdʒen.ər.ə/) is a taxonomic rank In biological classification In biology, taxonomy () is the scientific study of naming, defining (Circumscription (taxonomy), circumscribing) and classifying gr ... of herbaceous Herbaceous plants are vascular plants that have no persistent wood, woody stems above ground, including many perennial plant, perennials, and nearly all Annual plant, annu ...
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Sorghum
''Sorghum'' is a genus Genus /ˈdʒiː.nəs/ (plural genera /ˈdʒen.ər.ə/) is a taxonomic rank In biological classification In biology, taxonomy () is the scientific study of naming, defining (Circumscription (taxonomy), circumscribing) and classifying gr ... of about 25 species of flowering plant Flowering plants include multiple members of the clade Angiospermae (), commonly called angiosperms. The term "angiosperm" is derived from the Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greec ...s in the grass family (Poaceae Poaceae () or Gramineae () is a large and nearly ubiquitous family In , family (from la, familia) is a of people related either by (by recognized birth) or (by marriage or other relationship). The purpose of families is to maintain ...). Some of these species are grown as cereal A cereal is any Poaceae, grass cultivated (grown) for the edible components of its grain ( ...
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Yam (vegetable)
Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus ''Dioscorea'' (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers. Yams are perennial plant, perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in many temperate climate, temperate and tropics, tropical regions, especially in West Africa, South America and the Caribbean, Asia, and Oceania. The tubers themselves, also called "yams", come in a variety of forms owing to numerous cultivars and related species. Yams were independently domesticated on three different continents: Africa (''Dioscorea rotundata''), Asia (''Dioscorea alata''), and the Americas (''Dioscorea trifida''). Etymology The name "yam" appears to derive from Portuguese ''inhame'' or Canarian (Spain) ''ñame'', which derived from West African languages during trade. Although in both languages, this name is commonly referred to the plant taro (''Colocasia esculenta'') from the genus Colocasia, as opposed to Dioscorea. T ...
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Millet
Millets () are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses Poaceae () or Gramineae () is a large and nearly ubiquitous Family (biology), family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses. It includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and species cultivated in ..., widely grown around the world as cereal A cereal is any Poaceae, grass cultivated (grown) for the edible components of its grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis), composed of the endosperm, cereal germ, germ, and bran. The term may also refer to the resulting grain ... crops A crop is a plant that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence. Crops may refer either to the harvested parts or to the harvest in a more refined state. Most crops are cultivated in agriculture Agriculture is the ... or grains for fodder Fodder (), also called provender (), is any agricultural Agriculture is the science, ar ...
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Maize
Maize ( ; ''Zea mays'' subsp. ''mays'', from es, maíz after tnq, mahiz), also known as corn (North American North America is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere and almost entirely within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be described as the northern subcontinent of a single continent, Americas, America. It is bordered to the north by the A ... and Australian English Australian English (AusE,AusEng, AuE, AuEng, en-AU) is the set of variety (linguistics), varieties of the English language native to Australia. Australian English is the country's national and ''de facto'' common language. English is the Lan ...), is a cereal grain A cereal is any grass Poaceae () or Gramineae () is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses. It includes the cereal grasses, bamboo Bamboos are a diverse group of evergreen perenn ... first domesticated by indigenous peoples Indigenous peoples, also ref ...
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Kwango River
The Cuango or Kwango ( pt, Rio Cuango) is a transboundary river of Angola , national_anthem = "Angola Avante "Angola Avante" (, ) is the national anthem A national anthem is a song that officially symbolizes a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often r ... and Democratic Republic of Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( french: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) ), also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly Zaire Zaire (, ), officially the Republic of Zaire (frenc .... It is the largest left bank tributary of the Kasai River The Kasai River (called Cassai in Angola) is a tributary A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Tributaries ... in the Congo River basin The Congo River ( kg, Nzâdi Kôngo, fren ...
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