Definition of ujamaa in English:

ujamaa

Line breaks: uja¦maa
Pronunciation: /ˌʊdʒaˈmɑː/

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noun

[mass noun]
  • (In Tanzania) a socialist system of village cooperatives based on equality of opportunity and self-help, established in the 1960s: [as modifier]: ujamaa villages generate wealth in rural areas

Origin

Kiswahili, literally 'brotherhood', from jamaa 'family', from Arabic jamā‘a 'community'.

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