Definition of Zande in English:


Syllabification: Zan·de
Pronunciation: /ˈzandē
(also Azande /əˈzandē/)

noun (plural same or Azande)

1A member of a central African people of mixed ethnic origin.
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  • In Africa when the Azande prepare to fight they sit and wait for most of the day to pass.
  • These people were Azande, a tribal group scattered across central Africa in the Congo, the Sudan, and the Central African Republic.
  • Who's to say I'm wrong if I don't find modern physics very satisfying and would prefer the spiritual beliefs of the Azande?
2The Niger-Congo language of the Zande, with over a million speakers mainly in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) and Sudan.


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Relating to the Zande or their language.
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  • The Simbas, however, had killed Faustino's brother, who was a paramount leader of the Azande tribe.


the name in Zande.

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