uhuru

[oo-hoo-roo; English oo-hoo r-oo]
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noun Swahili.

freedom; independence.

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Contemporary Examples of uhuru

  • Interestingly, as Azad means “freedom” in Arabic, Urdu, Farsi, Turkish, and other languages, "Uhuru" means "freedom" in Swahili.

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British Dictionary definitions for uhuru

uhuru

noun (esp in E Africa)

national independence
freedom

Word Origin for uhuru

C20: from Swahili
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