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Essa, noun

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Also ESSA.
Acronym formed on English-speaking South African. See also South African adjectival phrase sense 4 b.
1974 Rapport 21 July 15There’s a newly conscious species around. It’s called an Essa: English-speaking South African.
1991 F.G. Butler Local Habitation 168The small group of mother-tongue speakers of English in my country — The English Speaking South Africans, or ESSAs.
Acronym formed on English-speaking South African.

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