from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mole-like Madagascan mammal, Oryzoryctes hova.
- n. One of the dominant race inhabiting Madagascar.
- n. As a native plural, the Hovas taken collectively. See the extract.
- Pertaining to the Hovas or to their language, which is a form of Malagasy.
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