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[uh m-boo n-doo]
noun, plural Mbun·dus, (especially collectively) Mbun·du for 1.
  1. Also called Ovimbundu. a Bantu-speaking people of southern Angola.
  2. Also called Umbundu. the Bantu language of the Mbundu people.
  3. Kimbundu.
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  • In her case as a means of finding whether or not she was guilty, there had been no ordeal test of drinking the mbundu poison.

    Fetichism in West Africa

    Robert Hamill Nassau

  • On the north, the river Loje to some extent serves as a frontier between the Kongo and Mbundu tongues.