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noun, plural Ru·an·das, (especially collectively) Ru·an·da for 1.
  1. a member of a people living in Rwanda and the E Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  2. Also called Kinyarwanda. the Bantu language of the Ruandas, closely related to Rundi, spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and by virtually the entire population of Rwanda.
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Historical Examples of ruanda

  • Direct north of Urundi is Ruanda; also a very large country.

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  • Mohammed, the brother of Tippu-Tib, has tried to penetrate Ruanda with 600 guns, and failed.