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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.
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.
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.
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."