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 (mä-sī′, mä′sī)
Variant of Masai..
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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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"Where else in the world could I have met a Masai warrior, a Sudanese camel herder, a German antique trader, a Pakistani mechanic or an Indian tea-boy - all in one country?
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." For the same reason, Africa and South America have a special place in his heart.
I always saw these children on their way to school (and hence the title of his movie)." 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.
For example, a Masai warrior with a cell phone, they say, has a better mobile phone than the president of the United States did 25 years ago.
Suffice to say it has Simpson dancing to the Sex Pistols with a Masai warrior. (Fri-Sun, Warwick Arts Centre) ** Wanderlust (15) Jobless and homeless, New Yorkers Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston move into a commune of hippie eccentrics but free love proves a sticking point.
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.
Based on the international bestseller of the same name, "The White Masai" reps a visually knockout adventure-romance about a Swiss woman who gets married to a Masai warrior and settles in the Kenyan bush.