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Venda

[ven-duh] /ˈvɛn də/
noun
1.
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/
noun
1.
(pl) -da, -das. 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/
noun
1.
a former Bantu homeland in South Africa, near the Zimbabwe border; abolished in 1993. Capital: Thohoyandou
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