Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a pastoral people inhabiting Namibia and Botswana.
  • n. The Bantu language of this people.

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  • proper n. A people belonging to the Bantu group, with about 240,000 members today mostly in Namibia, Angola, and Botswana.
  • proper n. A person belonging to Herero people.
  • proper n. The language of Herero people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Banto language spoken by the Herero in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola
  • n. a member of a pastoral Bantu people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola

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Examples

  • The anti-colonial struggles of 1904 - 08 were characterised by what have traditionally been referred to as the Herero and Nama uprisings.

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  • Schier's artisan makers are 12 Damara and Herero gentlemen, who craft each Vellie from velskoen or "field" shoe by hand from culled Kudo leather.

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  • There are a number of tribes in this region, but three of them in particular wear very, very unique clothing (the Himba, the Thimba, and the Herero)

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Languages: English 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages 1% (includes Oshivambo, Herero, Nama)

    Namibia

  • Genocide was ordered against the Herero tribe of South Africa in 1904.

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  • Namibiablack 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5% note: about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups includes Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%

    Ethnic groups

  • Ethnic groups: black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5% note: about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups includes Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%

    Namibia

  • NamibiaEnglish 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages 1% (includes Oshivambo, Herero, Nama)

    Languages

  • The Germans committed genocide against the Herero nation of Namibia, killing three-quarters of them.

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  • From the late 1990s the Herero have sought reparations from the German government and several German corporations for what occurred more than a hundred years ago.

    Archive 2008-10-01

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