noun, plural Mat·a·be·les, (especially collectively) Mat·a·be·le.
Origin of Matabele
Examples from the Web for matabele
He returned to Rhodesia in time to take part in the second Matabele rebellion.Real Soldiers of Fortune|Richard Harding Davis
“You are my father, Nkose,” replied the Matabele, holding forth his joined hands to receive it.The Triumph of Hilary Blachland|Bertram Mitford
She was past the round of the walls, and at length stood upon dry ground where the Matabele had made their camp.Benita, An African Romance|H. Rider Haggard
Eventually the Matabele settled to the north-east in the country which afterwards bore their name.
Singling out the wounded buck, the Matabele brave followed it.The Ruined Cities of Zululand|Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley