- a piece of gaily decorated thin cotton cloth used as a garment by women in E Africa
Word Origin for kanga
Examples from the Web for kanga
Historical Examples of kanga
Kanga had not spoken as yet by the evening fire, but had been an amused listener.My Dark Companions
Henry M. Stanley
The Kanga Maru had launched her torpedoes, and then tried to escape.
Kanga, Mangree, and Gien; three undetermined vocabularies of the "Mithridates."The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
The Kanga Maru listed to port and disappeared in the waves, over which a few straggling American shots swept.
The camels move on at the beginning of their day's work to the beating of the kanga, or drum.