Makonde

[mə'kɒndeɪ]
noun (plural same or Makondes)
1》 a member of a people inhabiting southern Tanzania and NE Mozambique.
2》 the Bantu language of the Makonde.
Origin
the name in Makonde.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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