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kwanza

[ kwahn-zuh ]
/ ˈkwɑn zə /
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noun, plural kwan·za, kwan·zas.

a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Angola, equal to 100 lwei: replaced the escudo in 1977.

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Kwanza

noun

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kwanza
/ (ˈkwænzə) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Angola, divided into 100 lwei

Word Origin for kwanza

from a Bantu language
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