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zambo

[zam-boh] /ˈzæm boʊ/
noun, plural zambos.
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  • The zambo had a face as ferocious in its expression as that of his confrère.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • With regard to assistance from the troops, neither mulatto nor zambo wished for any.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • The zambo had gone back in the same direction whence he had come.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • He knew the zambo well enough to tell that his courage was now gone.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • Still another, also just, was that the zambo was now making for the horses!

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • Should he return for the powder-horn, and then waste time in reloading, the zambo might escape.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • He was sure they were the mulatto and zambo, the hunters of the mission.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • There is a zambo called Pepe, who acted as a spy for your party at Tlatonac.

  • The zambo who decoyed Dolores from Tlatonac—the lover of Marina?

  • It was just after dark; when, who should come there but Capitan Rayas, and the zambo following him.

    The Guerilla Chief Mayne Reid

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