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/bəˈɡændə; -ˈɡɑːn-/
(functioning as pl) a Negroid people of E Africa living chiefly in Uganda See also Ganda (sense 1), Luganda
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  • Therefore, often, in absence of Simba, the big baganda had been pressed into this service.

    The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
  • In the midst of them live the baganda who wear much clothing.


    William Graham Sumner
  • The baganda think that if a woman steps over a man's weapons they will not aim straight or kill until they have been purified.

    Taboo and Genetics

    Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
  • The baganda usually attributed any illness of the king to ghosts, because no man would dare to practise magic on him.

  • According to the baganda the first man who came to earth in Uganda was named Kintu.

  • After all, there is abundant evidence that even in baganda there is some ethical standard.

  • Three separate influences, each of them powerful and benevolent, exercise control over the mass of the baganda nation.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill
  • Yet it should not be thought that the action, as performed by the baganda, involves or implies any servility.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill
  • In this large and beautifully-constructed grass building about seventy chiefs and baganda notables were assembled.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill
  • They have built many excellent schools, and thousands of young baganda are being taught to read and write in their own language.

    My African Journey

    Winston Churchill

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