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Syllabification: vu·vu·zel·a
Pronunciation: /ˌvo͞ovəˈzelə

Definition of vuvuzela in English:


( trademark in the UK)
A long horn blown by fans at soccer matches in South Africa.
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, she urged the 2010 organisers to consider ways to minimise the potential harmful effects of vuvuzelas.
  • People lined the streets, lustily blowing vuvuzelas or shouting encouragement.
  • I showed Jubilee, an automated vuvuzela from my 2006 Cape Town show ' Promised land '.


perhaps from Zulu.

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