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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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LEON OSMAN has been given a crash course in Maasai warrior culture as Everton arrived in Tanzania.
You only shoot with your camera, not with your gun," said Simon, a Maasai warrior I met during my trip to Serengeti.
Naiyomah's acceptance as the first Maasai warrior into Stanford was big news back in Kenya, he said.
A Maasai warrior with a spear in one hand and a smartphone in the other--that's the visual shorthand that futurist Daniel Burrus uses when describing how rapidly the world is adopting cloud and mobile technology.
But, they still wanted to get the photo of the Maasai warrior, the child with a begging bowl, the impala, the lion, as if they were ticking things off a list.
It makes you grateful for the reassurance of a Maasai warrior escorting you to dinner in the main building, carrying his traditional spear and waving his modern torch.
Just outside the ridge we spotted a red-cloaked Maasai warrior herding his cattle across the highland slopes.
An itsy-teeny neck chain is not going to cut the fashion mustard here - you should be looking out for bangles that run from wrist to elbow along with the kind of necklace that would make a Maasai warrior weep with pride.
The two authors - Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher - a US- and Australian-born partnership, first met at a Maasai warrior ceremony in East Africa in 1978.
The reader may not be persuaded by Bonner but cannot help being moved by a young Maasai warrior who, after reading a sign in a lodge in the Serengeti asking for help to save wild dogs, says: "They care only about the animals; they say nothing about the people.
There's nothing to stop the growling lion I heard that evening coming into camp- it makes you grateful for the reassurance of a Maasai warrior escorting you to dinner in the main building, carrying his traditional spear and waving his modern torch.