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impi

[im-pee] /ˈɪm pi/
noun, plural impies, impis.
1.
(in South African history) a unit of Zulu warriors; regiment.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Zulu: impi, armed force, battle
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impi

/ˈɪmpɪ/
noun (pl) -pi, -pies
1.
a group of Bantu warriors
Word Origin
C19: Nguni: regiment, army
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