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Welle (both: wĕ`lā), river, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, rising in NE Congo (Kinshasa), central Africa, and flowing west to merge with the Bomu River and thus form the Ubangi River at the Congo–Central African Republic border. Its course has many rapids.
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a river in central Africa, in the northern part of the Republic of Zaїre. The Uele measures more than 1,000 km in length. It originates in the Monts Bleus, to the west of Lake Mobutu Sese Seko (formerly Lake Albert). Its upper course is called the Kibali. The Uele flows through rain forests and savannas. Numerous rapids make the river unnavigable. The confluence of the Uele with the Bomu River forms the Ubangi River.
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a river in central Africa, rising near the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Za?re) and Uganda and flowing west to join the Bomu River and form the Ubangi River. Length: about 1100 km (700 miles)
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VVRESPECT Henry Candy's comments about Uele River 8.00 Windsor Candy lavished praise on this lightly raced three-year-old in a stable tour in May, saying: "She's still a maiden after four runs, but I have no doubt she'll rectify that before long.
Uele River built on the promising fourth on her second start as a juvenile when beaten only half a length into second by Isamol in a course-and-distance maiden on her reappearance.
'Uele River is still a maiden after four runs but I have no doubt she'll rectify that before long'