Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of matatu.

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Examples

  • The vans are called matatus and they transport passengers like ambulances racing for the emergency room.

    In Kenya, Carjackings Spawn Driving Schools

  • The minibuses, known as matatus, are the main form of public transportation in Kenya.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He introduced free primary education, paved rutted roads, and reined in the minibus taxis, known as matatus, that once careered around the city belching black fumes and bilking passengers.

    This Time, Kenyans Get Choice

  • The minibuses, known as matatus, are the main form of public transportation in Kenya.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Cars meandered across lanes and roundabouts, dodging potholes, bicycles, and pedestrians, while rickety jitneys-called matatus, I was told-stopped without any warning to cram on more passengers.

    Dreams From My Father

  • Kenyan commuters have poured on to the streets from dawn to walk to work for a second day, as a strike by operators of minibuses known as matatus continues.

    WN.com - Articles related to American mom, baby killed by elephant in Kenya

  • A number of the city's ramshackle minibus-taxis, called matatus, bear his likeness and one that we pass broken down by the side of the road simply has "Yes We Can" forlornly painted along its sides.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Kenyan commuters have poured on to the streets from dawn to walk to work for a second day, as a strike by operators of minibuses known as matatus continues.

    WN.com - Articles related to American mom, baby killed by elephant in Kenya

  • The vans which are used for public transit in Kenya are called matatus, and you see them everywhere.

    Lake Neuron

  • About 70 per cent of the minibuses - called matatus - used by Kenyan commuters are off the roads because of the protest.

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