noun, plural Mat·a·be·les, (especially collectively) Mat·a·be·le.
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Origin of Matabele
Example sentences 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