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[uh n-koh-moh, uh ng-koh-]
  1. Joshua Mqua·bu·ko Nyon·go·lo [uh m-kwah-boo-koh nyong-goh-loh] /əm kwɑˈbu koʊ nyɒŋˈgoʊ loʊ/, 1917–1999, African nationalist and political leader in Zimbabwe.
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Historical Examples of nkomo

  • We reached Molamba on the 8th September, and found our old acquaintance, Nkomo, there still.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

    David Livingstone

British Dictionary definitions for nkomo


  1. Joshua. 1917–99, Zimbabwean politician; coleader, with Robert Mugabe, of the Patriotic Front (1976–80) against the government of Ian Smith in Rhodesia; minister (1980–82; 1988–99) and vice-president (1990–96).
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