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n. pl. Herero or He·re·ros
1. A member of a pastoral people inhabiting Namibia and Botswana.
2. The Bantu language of this people.
npl -ro or -ros
1. (Peoples) a member of a formerly rich cattle-keeping Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in central Namibia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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|Noun||1.||Herero - a member of a pastoral Bantu people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola|
Namibia, Republic of Namibia, South West Africa - a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa
Angola, Republic of Angola - a republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990
Botswana, Republic of Botswana - a landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s
Bantu - a member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
|2.||Herero - a Banto language spoken by the Herero in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola|