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  1. plural -se or -ses a member of a Negroid people of central Africa living chiefly in SW Zambia
  2. the language spoken by this people; Lozi
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Historical Examples of barotse

  • The Barotse, being a tribe of boatmen, managed their canoes admirably.

    Great African Travellers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • 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.

  • 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).