died 1840, Zulu chief (1828–40), who fought the Boer colonists in Natal

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Examples from the Web for dingaan

Historical Examples of dingaan

  • They slew Dingaan, and for many years I was the counsellor of Panda, your father.

  • When Sihamba finished her talk with the captains of Dingaan the sun was already sinking.


    H. Rider Haggard

  • Dingaan's Day with its memories of happy rejoicings once more arrived.

  • This is Dingaan's Day, the great national festival of the Boers.


    H. W. Nevinson

  • Did it not mean the death of Dingaan and of thousands of his people, which is but a beginning of deaths?

    Child of Storm

    H. Rider Haggard