Matabili
Matabele Mat`a*be"le, or Matabeles Mat`a*be"les, prop. n. pl., sing. {Matabele}. [Written also {Matabili}.] (Ethnol.) A warlike South African Kaffir tribe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Impi — Im pi ([i^]m p[i^]), n. [Zulu.] A body of Kaffir warriors; a body of native armed men. [South Africa] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] As early as 1862 he crossed assagais with and defeated a Matabili impi (war band). James Bryce. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matabele — Mat a*be le, or Matabeles Mat a*be les, prop. n. pl., sing. {Matabele}. [Written also {Matabili}.] (Ethnol.) A warlike South African Kaffir tribe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matabele — Mat a*be le, or Matabeles Mat a*be les, prop. n. pl., sing. {Matabele}. [Written also {Matabili}.] (Ethnol.) A warlike South African Kaffir tribe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Matabeles — Matabele Mat a*be le, or Matabeles Mat a*be les, prop. n. pl., sing. {Matabele}. [Written also {Matabili}.] (Ethnol.) A warlike South African Kaffir tribe. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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