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  1. (functioning as plural) a Negroid people of E Africa living chiefly in UgandaSee also Ganda (def. 1), Luganda
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Examples from the Web for baganda

Historical Examples of baganda

  • 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.