ZULUS

Noun

Zulus

plural of Zulu

Source: Wiktionary


Zu"lus, n. pl.; sing. Zulu (. (Ethnol.)

Definition: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.

ZULU

Zu"lu, n. [Also Zooloo.]

1. Any member of the tribe of Zulus; a Zulu-Kaffir. See Zulus.

2. (Philol.) One of the most important members of the South African, or Bantu, family of languages, spoken partly in Natal and partly in Zululand, but understood, and more or less in use, over a wide territory, at least as far north as the Zambezi; -- called also Zulu- Kaffir.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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