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Umkhonto we Sizwe, noun phrase

Forms:
Mkhonto we Sizwe, Umkontho we SizweShow more Also Mkhonto we Sizwe, Umkontho we Sizwe, Umkonto we Sizwe.
Origin:
XhosaShow more Xhosa, literally ‘the Spear of the Nation’.
The military wing of the African National Congress; MK; Spear of the Nation; umkhonto sense 2. See also ANC noun1. Also attributive.
1961 Umkonto We Sizwe 6 Dec. 1Units of Umkonto We Sizwe today carried out planned attacks against Government installations.
1992 Guardian Weekly (U.K.) 13 Nov. 10He (sc. Nelson Mandela) issued..a strong rebuke to extremists within the ANC, declaring that any members of the military wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), who engaged in ‘acts of terror’ automatically disqualified themselves from membership.
The military wing of the African National Congress; MK; Spear of the Nation; umkhonto2.

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