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noun (pl) -ni
an E African hartebeest, Alcelaphus buselaphus See hartebeest (sense 1)
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  • kongoni, endeavoring to look both austere and disinterested, pokes malefactor in back.

  • We made quite a study of the kongoni, for he is a most interesting animal.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Directly between us and the elephants were two kongoni, one lying down and the other alert and erect.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • In action the zebra is dependent upon his friend, the kongoni.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Then there's the ubiquitous zebra, almost as numerous as the kongoni.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • The huge body sprang; but instead of the man the kongoni was struck down!

    The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
  • A kongoni I killed at 638 paces (measured), and another at 566 paces both exhibited this action of the bullet.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
  • Sometimes we have kongoni steaks, at other times we have the heart of waterbuck or the liver of bushbuck or impalla.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • kongoni, his gunbearer, rushed in and shouted: "Lion eat porter!"

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon
  • Suppose you say to yourself that the porters have had no meat for several days and that it might be well to shoot a kongoni.

    In Africa John T. McCutcheon

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