to terrorize, intimidate, or threaten.
Other definitions for Mau Mau (2 of 2)
a member of a revolutionary society in Kenya, established in the early 1950s, that consisted chiefly of Kikuyu and engaged in terrorist activities in an attempt to drive out the European settlers and to give government control to the native Kenyans.
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How to use mau-mau in a sentence
So this narrative was created: These are the new African American leaders who aren't hung up on the old racial mau-mau stuff, etc.
I doubt most Americans have a clue about the Mau Mau Revolution, including me.
The problem is that Huckabee talked in the same breath about the Mau Mau Revolution, which happened in Kenya.
These ledges around Hale-mau-mau are very dangerous to stand upon.
Hale-mau-mau (House of Endless Fire), well did the natives name it.Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife | Marietta Holley
British Dictionary definitions for Mau Mau
a secret political society consisting chiefly of Kikuyu tribesmen that was founded in 1952 to drive European settlers from Kenya by acts of terrorism
East African slang a Ugandan motorcycle policeman who directs traffic
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