Tutsi
noun (plural Tutsi or Tutsis) Date: 1950 a member of a people of Rwanda and Burundi probably of Nilotic origin

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  • Tutsi — Die Tutsi sind eine in den ostafrikanischen Staaten Ruanda und Burundi sowie im östlichen Grenzgebiet der Demokratischen Republik Kongo lebende soziale Gruppe (Kaste), die in Folge kolonialer Machtpolitik als Volksgruppe bzw. Stamm missverstanden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tutsi — /ˈtʊtsi/ (say tootsee) noun 1. an African people of Burundi and Rwanda. 2. (plural Tutsis or Tutsi) a member of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people. Also, Watusi, Watutsi …   Australian English dictionary

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