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  • n. Plural form of bwana.


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  • They are a very clean, well-groomed, self-respecting class, with a great deal of dignity, and a great deal of pride in their bwanas.

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  • He always used the first person plural, "we" did so and so; and took an inordinate pride in making out his bwana as being an altogether superior person to any of the other gunbearer's bwanas.

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  • In old Hollywood films of intrepid white explorers encountering savages in darkest Africa (or tribals in benighted Afghanistan) there is usually a decisive moment in the story when the bwanas (or sahibs) are captured and it appears they are done for.

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  • If you have bwanas back, then that tells me you are the same caliber of troop as she was.


  • "To say that bwanas intentions are good is like saying Jane Fondas was good as well."



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