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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of a Bantu people inhabiting southern and central Angola.
  • noun The Bantu language of this people.
  • noun A member of a Bantu people inhabiting northern Angola.
  • noun The Bantu language of this people.

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  • proper noun An ethnic group of Angola.

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  • noun an ethnic group speaking Umbundu and living in western Angola

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  • Nzinga, queen of the Mbundu, revived the slave trade with Europeans.

    1576-1671

  • [3] I have used the most common form, Ovimbundu (technically the plural of Umbundu): neither should be confused with Kimbundu, sometimes termed Mbundu.

    Inside Angola

  • _Mbundu_, and it includes the languages of Central Angola, such as

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • On the north, the river Loje to some extent serves as a frontier between the _Kongo_ and _Mbundu_ tongues.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon"

  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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  • These included the Akan of the kingdom of Asante in what is now Ghana, the Fon of Dahomey (now Benin), the Mbundu of Ndongo in modern Angola and the Kongo of today's Congo, among several others.

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