Matabeleland

[ mah-tuh-bee-lee-land ]
/ ˌmɑ təˈbi liˌlænd /

noun

a region in Zimbabwe, formerly a province of Rhodesia, home to the Ndebele (Matabele).

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Matabeleland
/ (ˌmætəˈbiːlɪˌlænd, -ˈbɛlɪ-) /

noun

a region of W Zimbabwe, between the Rivers Limpopo and Zambezi, comprises three provinces, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, and Bulawayo: rich gold deposits. Chief town: Bulawayo. Area: 181 605 sq km (70 118 sq miles)
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