/ (ɪmˈbiːzɒ) /
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noun plural -zos
Southern African a meeting, esp a gathering of the Zulu people called by the king or a traditional leader
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Word Origin for imbizo
from Zulu biza to call or summon
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“The Imbizo and Induba regiments,” said Sybrandt, with a glance at this martial array.The Triumph of Hilary Blachland|Bertram Mitford