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Definitions of zulu

  1. a member of the tall Negroid people of southeast Africa living in northern Natal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Any member of the tribe of Zulus; a Zulu-Kaffir. See Zulus. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. One of the most important members of the South African, or Bantu, family of languages, spoken partly in Natal and partly in Zululand, but understood, and more or less in use, over a wide territory, at least as far north as the Zambezi; -- called also Zulu-Kaffir. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One of a warlike native tribe of Natal, South Africa. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A member of a warlike branch of the Kafir race inhabiting a territory in South Africa situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean, immediately north of the British colony of Natal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. One of a S. African Kaffir race in the north of Natal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for zulu

  1. Having followed her advice, and changed the Orange I had tied for the " bob" to a Peacock Zulu which I borrowed from her, we set out. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  2. At the same time Cetewayo, the Zulu Chief, was threatening the Boers in the south. – Boer Politics by Yves Guyot