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Ilindebele, noun

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In the Nguni languages, a variant of iNdebele (see Ndebele).
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Matabele sense 1 b.
1872 T.M. Thomas 11 Yrs in Central S. Afr. 170The Ilindebele is not wanting in good taste in respect to beauty, cleanliness, and dress.
1872 T.M. Thomas 11 Yrs in Central S. Afr. 201These facts account for the ease, fluency, and effect with which an Ilindebele can speak.
Matabele1 b.

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