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[moo-tahr-ee, -tahr-ey]
  1. a city in E Zimbabwe.
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Formerly Umtali.
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Examples from the Web for mutare

Historical Examples of mutare

  • M (mutare, metathesis) means 'transpose the premises' (as of Camestres).


    Carveth Read

  • He always wore that, and his own posy too, 'Mutare vel timere sperno.'

    Westward Ho!

    Charles Kingsley

  • Mutare vel timere sperno—I disdain either to change or to fear.

  • Vestem mutare denotes, to go into mourning; vestimenta 228 mutare, to shift ones clothes.

British Dictionary definitions for mutare


  1. a city in E Zimbabwe, near the Mozambique border: rail and trade centre in a mining and tobacco-growing region. Pop: 160 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1982): Umtali
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