Definitions

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  • n. A tribal chief among the Tswana people of southern Africa.

Etymologies

From Tswana kgosi. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After his coronation as kgosi kgolo, the controversy around him began.

    Kgosi Kgolo Kgafela II

  • They still operate from the position of the president being the kgosi- the chief who has their best interests at heart.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Lots of exciting things happening there with their new kgosi kgolo. 20 years is not long since I'm now a citizen and intend to be here until they bury me -which I hope is somewhere quite far into the distance.

    My Favourites on the Internet this Week

  • Seeletso told me she wanted to get a plot from the kgosi, or traditional council, and to build her own house.

    No Place Left to Bury the Dead

  • She simply had to find an unclaimed piece of land and then fill out an application for it at the kgosi.

    No Place Left to Bury the Dead

  • Though the village was not keen on spending a million Pula on a dog, the kgosi insisted that Rre Kopang’s wishes be abided by.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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