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n. pl. Zulu or Zu·lus
1. A member of a Bantu people of southeast Africa, primarily inhabiting northeast Natal province in South Africa.
2. The Nguni language of this people, closely related to Xhosa.
npl -lus or -lu
1. (Peoples) a member of a tall Negroid people of SE Africa, living chiefly in South Africa, who became dominant during the 19th century due to a warrior-clan system organized by the powerful leader, Shaka
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family, closely related to Swazi and Xhosa
3. (Telecommunications) communications a code word for the letter z
[from Zulu amaZulu people of the sky]
n., pl. -lus, (esp. collectively) -lu.
1. a member of a Nguni people living mainly in Natal, South Africa.
2. the Bantu language of the Zulu.
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|Noun||1.||Zulu - a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities|
KwaZulu-Natal, Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; "Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
|2.||Zulu - a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa|
|3.||Zulu - a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in southeastern Africa|
Nguni - a group of southern Bantu languages