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  • noun Plural form of Xhosa.

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Examples

  • Inkatha's Ed Tillett claimed "Xhosas" had been bussed to Natal on Thursday night to increase march numbers.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In obedience to their chief, the Xhosas destroyed their food supplies entirely, and in the famine which followed more than 60,000 are believed to have died.

    THE NUMBERS

  • Xhosas who enjoyed power under Mr. Mbeki are reportedly at odds with been sidelined by Mr Zuma a Zulu.

    Democracy Goes on Trial in South Africa

  • Originally called Port Rex, it is home to the Xhosas and has an unusual double-decker bridge.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Originally called Port Rex, it is home to the Xhosas and has an unusual double-decker bridge.

    [mystery town quiz] round the world

  • He believed that missionaries had to work from within the experiences of Africans and not demean the viewpoints and experiences of Xhosas as barbaric and thus outside history and the modern world.

    CONTENTS

  • He believed that missionaries had to work from within the experiences of Africans and not demean the viewpoints and experiences of Xhosas as barbaric and thus outside history and the modern world.

    Pioneers of a new intellectual age

  • Meanwhile, the second-biggest group, Xhosas, have grown used to the notion that they provide the ANC with its leaders: Oliver Tambo, followed by Nelson Mandela and then Thabo Mbeki.

    Trouble Ahead in South Africa

  • If you divide humankind by which of two forms of the gene each person has, then equatorial Africans, Italians and Greeks fall into the "sickle-cell race"; Swedes and South Africa's Xhosas (Nelson Mandela's ethnic group) are in the healthy-hemoglobin race.

    Three Is Not Enough

  • Depending on which traits are chosen, "we could place Swedes in the same race as either Xhosas, Fulani, the Ainu of Japan or Italians," writes Diamond.

    Three Is Not Enough

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