- plural -se or -ses a member of a Negroid people of central Africa living chiefly in SW Zambia
- the language spoken by this people; Lozi
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Examples from the Web for barotse
The Barotse, being a tribe of boatmen, managed their canoes admirably.Great African Travellers
I saw a poor woman in a chain with many others, up at the Barotse.
The native of Capetown is not like the Zulu, nor the Barotse.Seven Legs Across the Seas
During the time thus spent in the Barotse country, Livingstone saw heathenism in its most unadulterated form.
On reaching the country of the Barotse, the home of most of them, a day of thanksgiving was observed (23d July, 1855).