/ (ˈmaɪ maɪ) /
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NZ a duck-shooter's shelter; hide
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Word Origin for mai mai
probably from Australian aboriginal mia-mia shelter
Words nearby mai mai
mail-out, mailroom, mailsack, mailshot, maim, mai mai, Maiman, maimed, Maimonides, main, Mainbocher
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In the Congo, a Mai Mai militia leader, Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka, is wanted for crimes against humanity, including mass rape.Eradicating Rape in Wartime|Abigail Disney|November 8, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Four years ago her son Jumaa was abducted by the Mai Mai rebel group and forced to join its ranks.The U.N.'s Congo Disaster|Annie Rashidi-Mulumba|July 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST