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A subgroup of the Austroasiatic language family that includes Santali and several other languages spoken in northeast India and adjacent regions.

Mun′da adj.
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npl -das
1. (Languages) a family of languages spoken by scattered peoples throughout central India
2. (Peoples) a member of any of these peoples
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(ˈmʊn də)

a language family of India, a branch of the Austroasiatic family, spoken by scattered indigenous peoples, mainly in Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, and West Bengal.
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Noun1.Munda - a family of languages spoken by people scattered throughout central India
Austro-Asiatic, Austro-Asiatic language, Munda-Mon-Khmer - a family of languages spoken in southern and southeastern Asia
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Summary: Wayanad (Kerala) [India], Sep 3 (ANI): Congress leader and Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP) from Wayanad Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday urged the Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda to formulate a comprehensive rehabilitation scheme for tribal families of the district after floods ravaged the region recently.
TIMERGARA -- Members of the Amn Jirga and elders of Jandol on Saturday demanded of the government to probe the Gosum Munda killing case through a judicial commission as the victim family was not satisfied with the police investigation.
Deputy Commissioner Shaukat Ali Yousafzai inaugurated the Cleanliness Drive in Munda participated by MPA, Bahadar Khan, TMO Munda, Tehsil Nazim Munda Hamayun Khan, shopkeepers, general public.
In Jharkhand, spouses of political bigwigs -- including Arjun Munda, Jayant Sinha and Kriti Jha Azad -- are sweating it out as political and actual temperatures soar for the last three phases of polling.
After speaking with a handful of industry stakeholders, First Analysis analyst Joseph Munda believes risk-based monitoring uptake "remains sluggish" despite FDA guidance documents and the recent enthusiasm for broader use from outgoing commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
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Mohmand Dam, formerly known as Munda Dam, will be constructed on River Swat about 5 kilometers upstream of Munda Head works in tribal district Mohmand of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Mangri Munda and her two sons and two daughters - aged one, four, seven and 12, respectively - were killed as they slept and their bodies were dumped inside a well.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Water Resources Syed Javed Ali Shah here on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the work on Munda Mohmand dam will be started in the month of April.
The incident took place after a tribal youth, Abinash Munda of Bhalupali village, arrested in connection with a theft case, allegedly hanged himself to death inside the police station on Thursday night.