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impala Syllabification: im·pal·a
Pronunciation: /imˈpalə/

Definition of impala in English:

noun (plural same)

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A graceful antelope often seen in large herds in open woodland in southern and East Africa.
  • Aepyceros melampus, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • The 14 species of the game include giraffes, zebras, sables, kudus, elands, impalas, pukus, waterbucks, reedbucks, siatoongas, bushbucks, common buickers and graycebucks.
  • That's why numerous African animals - giraffes, zebras, elands, impalas and gazelles - were brought over from Kenya and plopped on Calauit, an island in the south formerly populated solely by aboriginal tribal people.
  • To get to class, students travel a path known as the Warthog Trot, a winding trail through the bush that's also used by giraffes, kudu, wildebeests, and impalas.


Late 19th century: from Zulu i-mpala.

Words that rhyme with impala

Carla, challah, Douala, gala, Guatemala, Gujranwala, kabbala, Kampala, koala, La Scala, Lingala, Mahler, Marsala, masala, nyala, parlour (US parlor), Sinhala, snarler, tala, tambala, Uppsala
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