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died 1840, Zulu chief (1828–40), who fought the Boer colonists in Natal
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  • dingaan had but two brothers remaining alive: one a youth, the other just reaching manhood, and called Umpanda.

  • When Sihamba finished her talk with the captains of dingaan the sun was already sinking.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • They say they came to warn the Boers to be careful, for they did not trust dingaan, but were too late.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • This is dingaan's Day, the great national festival of the Boers.

    Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
  • Now dingaan leapt up in his wrath and struck the man so sharply with the shaft of the spear he held that it broke upon his head.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • I did so, whereon the vrouw asked as I had done, who had informed dingaan that we were coming.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • Here, in front of his hut, and surrounded by his Council, sat dingaan and the indunas who rose to greet her with the royal salute.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • "Now I am sure that you are a liar," said dingaan triumphantly.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • "I see a man, a fat man come out of the cave," went on dingaan.

    The Ghost Kings H. Rider Haggard
  • It is clear that dingaan did not ask that you should come with me for nothing.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard

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