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Maa·sai

 (mä-sī′, mä′sī)
n.
Variant of Masai..

Ma•sai

or Maa•sai

(məˈsaɪ, ˈmɑ saɪ)

n., pl. -sais, (esp. collectively) -sai.
1. a member of a traditionally pastoral African people of the upland steppes of S Kenya and NE Tanzania.
2. the Nilotic language of the Masai.
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And in Africa, a Masai Warrior stands alone to defend the crops of the Tinga Tinga village from raiders.
Pointing to the photo of him posing with a Masai warrior couple, he said, "The man in the business suit didn't feel as loving as these people.
He said one day he met some youth from the Kenyan Masai warrior clan, the youngest of whom was about nine years old.
Brett Doherty, 8, was among the students to don the traditional beaded necklace and red cape of a Masai warrior.
Suffice to say it has Simpson dancing to the Sex Pistols with a Masai warrior.
PRETTY Christina Miles has told how she wed a Masai warrior almost twice her age after seeing his circus act in Cleethorpes.
The tall Masai warrior welcomed news that within a few years, Canada will pass leadership of this training regime to Africans like himself.
In the in-hand hunter classes, Joanne and Billy Moran's brood mare Tiger Lily and two-year-old Oak Hill rose to the occasion for the championship, but could only take reserve for the brood mare against local breeder Libby Agnew and the three-year-old chestnut TB gelding, The Masai Warrior, which also took the reserve overall title.
Villagers welcomed us and a Masai warrior explained their simple, and increasingly threatened way of life.
One occurred after a young Masai warrior in Kenya fought a lion as a test of manhood, and the other happened when an 11-year-old girl in British Columbia was allowed to pet a Bengal tiger at a zoo.
A parade of 35 model painted baby elephants led by Indian dance artists Dance Sansaar and members of the Kenyan Masai Warrior Tribe will launch this 12-day eclectic multi-arts festival.