[ shoh-nuh ]
/ ˈʃoʊ nə /
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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.
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Words nearby Shona
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When little Shona Ritchie plucked up the courage to ask for a peck from Prince William, the future king was happy to oblige.
British Dictionary definitions for Shona
/ (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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