Molimo, noun

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SothoShow more Sotho (Lesotho orthography), ‘God’; see quotation 1861.
Modimo; also used as an interjection.
1861 E. Casalis Basutos II. 248Every being, to whom the natives render adoration, is called Molimo...It is evidently composed of the prefix mo, which belongs to almost all those words representing intelligent beings, and of the root holimoabove, in the sky. Moholimo, or the abbreviation Molimo, therefore, signifies, He who is in the sky.
1982 M. Mzamane Children of Soweto 118Molimo! It doesn’t seem as if there’s any public building they haven’t set on fire.
Modimo; also used as an interjection.

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