[ chey-wah ]
/ ˈtʃeɪ wɑ /
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a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Malawi.
Also called Chichewa. the Bantu language of the Chewa people, widely spoken in Malawi.
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British Dictionary definitions for Chewa
/ (ˈtʃeɪwə) /
plural -was or -wa a member of a Negroid people of Malawi, E Zambia, and N Zimbabwe, related to the Bemba
the language of this peopleSee Chichewa
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