Definitions

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  • proper noun Alternative spelling of Maasai.

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Examples

  • Her dangling teardrop earrings and plethora of red, yellow and blue beaded necklaces (which visually seemed to created a breastplate) gave her the appearance of a Massai elder.

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  • This will be the second child for Long, 40, who has a 10-year-old son, Massai, from a previous relationship.

    Actress Nia Long Is Expecting

  • He has culled inspiration for his extravagant, theatrical collections from cultures as far-flung as Kenya's Massai people and the geishas of Japan.

    Court convicts Galliano in anti-Semitism case

  • This will be the second child for Long, 40, who has a 10-year-old son, Massai, from a previous relationship.

    Actress Nia Long Is Expecting

  • I am collected from the Ngare Ndare farm by Malawi, an elderly, utterly charming Massai whose right hand, one cannot fail to notice, has been mauled by a lion.

    Lauren Scott: Safari Part II. Riding Wild and Swahili Lessons

  • I am collected from the Ngare Ndare farm by Malawi, an elderly, utterly charming Massai whose right hand, one cannot fail to notice, has been mauled by a lion.

    Lauren Scott: Safari Part II. Riding Wild and Swahili Lessons

  • From Massai herdsman, to Zimbabwean opposition leader; from woman micro-capitalist to death defying matouto driver; from urban slum dweller to Nigerian oil worker, what African citizen has not seen Obama as a sign of liberation from oppression?

    Matthew Bergman: The Obama Manifesto

  • From Massai herdsman, to Zimbabwean opposition leader; from woman micro-capitalist to death defying matouto driver; from urban slum dweller to Nigerian oil worker, what African citizen has not seen Obama as a sign of liberation from oppression?

    Matthew Bergman: The Obama Manifesto

  • After I went through the "security" gate on the sand, which curiously did not consider my sheathed panga bought from a Massai warrior as a sharp or dangerous item, the check-in man kindly allowed me to prance out again, through the palms, back over to the sandy dock, for a last swim (after changing behind a coca cola shed) until the plane arrived.

    Karin Luisa: Paradise in Lamu, Kenya

  • An enormous rainbow -- pink, blue and purple -- arched over the Kilileoni mountains, and we followed it up to the lodge, bumping over the grass and rocks until, after a long while, we reached a small sign that read Saruni (tranquility in the Massai language).

    Karin Badt: From Devils to Zebras: Riccardo Orizio's Safari in Kenya

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