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  • n. Plural form of shifta.


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  • But the real attackers were likely traditional local Somali bandits known as "shiftas."

    Eric Margolis: Bwana Uncle Sam

  • Not bad for the side of a dirt road with shiftas looking on from the hills.

    Long Way Down

  • And talking of shiftas it was getting late and there was no way we’d make the lodge before dark.

    Long Way Down


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