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imbizo, noun

Forms:
Also ’mbizo.
Origin:
ZuluShow more Zulu, from biza call, summon.
A meeting, especially a gathering of the Zulu people called by a traditional leader. Cf. kgotla sense 3.
1975 M. Mutloatse in Bolt No.12, 24There was this foreboding ’mbizo at the bugged hovel of Matlambani Kahle...And she prayed that Nkulunkulu bless those who were brave enough to attend.
1994 D. kaNdlovu in Sidelines Dec. 23One day there is an imbizo of all the Natal Midlands people...Here at the imbizo all he wants to do is lead his warriors in war chants.
A meeting, especially a gathering of the Zulu people called by a traditional leader.

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