- a member of a group of culturally and linguistically related peoples of southern and eastern Africa, including the Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele, and Swazi.
- the group of Bantu languages spoken by these peoples, sometimes considered dialects of a single language.
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- a group of Bantu languages of southern Africa, consisting chiefly of Zulu, Xhosa, and Swazi
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