VENDAS

Venda

[ven-duh]
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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Venda1 (ˈvɛndə)
 
n , -da, -das
1.  a member of a Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in NE South Africa
2.  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

Venda2 (ˈvɛndə)
 
n
a former Bantu homeland in South Africa, near the Zimbabwe border; abolished in 1993. Capital: Thohoyandou

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