Definition of Baganda in English:


Line breaks: Ba|ganda
Pronunciation: /bəˈgandə

noun (singular Muganda)

  • An African people of the kingdom of Buganda, now forming part of Uganda.
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    • A Muganda passes through the stages of omwana, omuvubuka, and omusajja or omukazi (man, woman).
    • Kingdoms of the Baganda, Bunyoro, Toro, Ankole, and Busoga peoples emerged, and they remained strong from the fourteenth century until the nineteenth century.
    • The most prominent indigenous clothing is found in southern Uganda among the Baganda.


a local name; compare with Kiswahili Waganda.

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