[ shoh-nuh ]
/ ˈʃoʊ nə /

noun, plural Sho·nas, (especially collectively) Sho·na for 1.

Also called Mashona. a member of a group of peoples constituting more than two thirds of the population of Zimbabwe.
the Bantu language of the Shona. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˈʃɒnə) /


plural -na or -nas a member of a Sotho people of S central Africa, living chiefly in Zimbabwe and Mozambique
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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