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  1. plural -do or -dos a member of a Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in Pondoland
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu grouping of the Niger-Congo family, and closely related to Xhosa
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Historical Examples

  • The Pondo have shown some appreciation of the benefits of education.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6


  • Reached a small spring of water called Pondo Kubang, the only one to be met with till the hill is descended.

    The History of Sumatra

    William Marsden