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 for congo
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Congou \Con"gou\, Congo \Con"go\, n. [Chin. kung-foo labor.]
     Black tea, of higher grade (finer leaf and less dusty) than
     the present bohea. Also called English breakfast tea. See
     [1913 Webster +PJC]
           Of black teas, the great mass is called Congou, or the
           "well worked", a name which took the place of the Bohea
           of 150 years ago, and is now itself giving way to the
           term "English breakfast tea."            --S. W.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from
           Belgium in 1960 [syn: Congo, Democratic Republic of the
           Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congo]
      2: a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows
         through Congo into the South Atlantic [syn: Congo, Congo
         River, Zaire River]
      3: a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from
         France in 1960 [syn: Congo, Republic of the Congo,
         French Congo]
      4: black tea grown in China [syn: congou, congo, congou
         tea, English breakfast tea]

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