[ uh n-duh-bee-lee ]
/ ən dəˈbi li /
noun, plural Nde·be·les, (especially collectively) Nde·be·le for 1.
Also called Matabele. a member of a Nguni people of the Transvaal and Zimbabwe.
the Bantu language of these people.
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British Dictionary definitions for ndebele
/ (ənˈdɛbɛle) /
plural Ndebele a member of a Negroid people of ZimbabweSee also Matabele
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu grouping of the Niger-Congo family
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