from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a chiefly pastoral people of Kenya and parts of Tanzania.
- n. The Nilotic language of this people.
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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Maasai.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A Nilotic language.
- proper n. An African tribe inhabiting parts of Kenya and Tanzania.
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- n. a Nilotic language
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JOHN OLE TOME, MASAI CULTURAL AMBASSADOR: If you go to the villages, don't give the Masai chewing gum or cigarette, because it's destroying our culture.
 As the Masai (Hollis, _The Masai_, p. 324).
Folklore_, xx, 57); cf. the Masai _n'gai_, 'the unknown, incomprehensible' (Hinde, _The Last of the Masai_, p. 99), connected with storms and the telegraph.
Predator Aware, a group that works towards conservation of predators, is also reporting some dire situations in Masai Mara wildlands and Siana ranches in the southern part of Kenya.
If you must include an African, make sure you get one in Masai or Zulu or Dogon dress.
Its western summit is called the Masai “Ngàje Ngài,” the House of God.
Its western summit is called the Masai “Ngaje Ngai,” the House of God.
Its western summit is called the Masai ‘Ngaje Ngai’, the House of God.
Its western summit is called the Masai "Ngaje Ngai," the House of God.
The Masai are a fine big race, enduring, well developed and efficient.
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