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Masai

[ muh-sahy ]
/ məˈsaɪ /
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noun, plural Ma·sais, (especially collectively) Ma·sai.
a member of an African people inhabiting the highlands of Kenya and Tanzania and having a largely pastoral economy and a society based on the patrilineal clan.
the Nilotic language of the Masai.
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Also Maa·sai [mah-sahy, mah-sahy] /mɑˈsaɪ, ˈmɑ saɪ/ .

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Masai
/ (ˈmɑːsaɪ, mɑːˈsaɪ, ˈmæsaɪ) /

noun
plural -sais or -sai a member of a Nilotic people, formerly noted as warriors, living chiefly in Kenya and Tanzania
the language of this people, belonging to the Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan family
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