- a member of an indigenous people of Namibia, Botswana, and Angola.
- the Bantu language of the Herero.
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Examples from the Web for herero
And the Herero swears (endless oath) "By my mother's tears!"Darkwater
W. E. B. Du Bois
After another decade of comparative peace war again broke out and spread from the Hottentots to the Herero.
She had to lie down once in a while to rest.393 The Herero wear iron which in the dry climate retains luster.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
The political influence of the Cape spread meantime northward to the land of the Herero (Damara).
Concentration camps were established in which some thousands of Herero women and children were cared for.
- plural -ro or -ros a member of a formerly rich cattle-keeping Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in central Namibia
- the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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