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Inkatha

/ (ɪnˈkɑːtə) /
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noun
a South African Zulu organization founded by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi in 1975 as a paramilitary group seeking nonracial democracy; won four seats in South Africa's first nonracial elections in 1994
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Word Origin for Inkatha

C20: Zulu name for the grass coil used by Zulu women carrying loads on their heads, the many strands of which provide its strength and cohesion
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