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- proper n. An African tribe or clan or nation.
- proper n. A member of the tribe.
- proper n. The language of the Shangaan.
From the name of Soshangani, the leader of the Revolt against Chaka Zulu, who fled to Zimbabwe. Alternatively from Zulu: shangane: a wanderer. (Wiktionary)