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(ˈtʃeɪ wɑ)

n., pl. -was, (esp. collectively) -wa.
1. Also, Cewa. a member of an African people, a branch of the Maravi, living mainly in S Malawi and adjacent parts of Zambia and Mozambique.
2. Also, Chichewa , Cicewa. the Bantu language of the Chewa: an official language of Malawi.
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Noun1.Cewa - a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe
Malawi, Nyasaland, Republic of Malawi - a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
Northern Rhodesia, Republic of Zambia, Zambia - a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964
Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Zimbabwe - a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
References in periodicals archive ?
22) En Gonzalez Echevarria (1984) analice las dificultades de Marwick (1963, 1965, 1966) para poner a prueba un conjunto de hipotesis sobre las acusaciones de brujeria entre los cewa de Africa Central con datos de campo obtenidos antes de la formulacion de estas hipotesis.
CEWA students in Nepal would design, produce and ship hand painted cards to students at Creighton and Sacred Heart Universities who would then sell them and return the profits to the CEWA students in Nepal to use for ongoing club projects.
Marwick, Sorcery in Its Social Setting: A Study of the Northern Rhodesian Cewa, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1965; Mary Douglas, ed.
Presentations on the package of support available from the WDA and Welsh Assembly Government, including joint venture initiatives, were highlighted by the agency's director of funding, Chris Munday and Ken Poole of P r i ceWa t e r houseCoope r s .
Marwick's Sorcery in its Social Setting: A Study of the Northern Rhodesian Cewa (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1965).