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Tambo, Oliver

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Pronunciation: /ˈtambəʊ
 
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Definition of Tambo, Oliver in English:

( 1917–93), South African politician, president of the African National Congress from 1977 until 1991, when he resigned in favour of the recently released Nelson Mandela.

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