uhuru

[ oo-hoo-roo; English oo-hoo r-oo ]
/ uˈhu ru; English ʊˈhʊər u /
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noun Swahili.

freedom; independence.

Nearby words

  1. uhlan,
  2. uhland,
  3. uhry,
  4. uht,
  5. uhthoff sign,
  6. ui,
  7. uighurian,
  8. uigur,
  9. uigurs,
  10. uillean pipes

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British Dictionary definitions for uhuru

uhuru

/ (uːˈhuːruː) /

noun (esp in E Africa)

national independence
freedom

Word Origin for uhuru

C20: from Swahili

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