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noun plural -zos
  1. Southern African a meeting, esp a gathering of the Zulu people called by the king or a traditional leader
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Word Origin

from Zulu biza to call or summon
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Historical Examples

  • “The Imbizo and Induba regiments,” said Sybrandt, with a glance at this martial array.

    The Triumph of Hilary Blachland

    Bertram Mitford