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  • noun Malawi's major currency unit; 100 tambala = 1 kwacha.
  • noun Zambia's major currency unit; 100 ngwee = 1 kwacha.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the basic unit of money in Zambia
  • noun the basic unit of money in Malawi

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Bemba and Chewa, dawn : kw-, infinitive pref. + -acha, to dawn.]

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