Venda

[ ven-duh ]
/ ˈvɛn də /

noun

a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa in the NE part: granted independence in 1979 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 2510 sq. mi. (6500 sq. km). Capital: Thohoyandou.

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British Dictionary definitions for venda (1 of 2)

Venda1
/ (ˈvɛndə) /

noun

plural -da or -das a member of a Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in NE South Africa
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family but not easily related to any other members of the group

British Dictionary definitions for venda (2 of 2)

Venda2
/ (ˈvɛndə) /

noun

a former Bantu homeland in South Africa, near the Zimbabwe border; abolished in 1993. Capital: Thohoyandou
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