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Masai

[muh-sahy] /məˈsaɪ/
noun, plural Masais (especially collectively) Masai.
1.
a member of an African people inhabiting the highlands of Kenya and Tanzania and having a largely pastoral economy and a society based on the patrilineal clan.
2.
the Nilotic language of the Masai.
Also, Maasai.
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Masai

/ˈmɑːsaɪ; mɑːˈsaɪ; ˈmæsaɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) -sais, -sai. a member of a Nilotic people, formerly noted as warriors, living chiefly in Kenya and Tanzania
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Nilotic group of the Nilo-Saharan family
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