n'gana


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n'ga·na

 (nə-gä′nə)
n.
Variant of nagana.
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In the person of an African chieftain, the "psychist" N'Gana Frimbo, Fisher risks an indirect representation of Gurdjieff that is signaled descriptively ("the deep-set eyes still held their peculiar glow") and anagrammatically ("Frimbo" as anagram..."which can be recognized as a Gurdjieffian exhortation to 'form [the] Big I'").