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Swazi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Swazi of or relating to or characteristic of Swaziland or its people or their language
    • n Swazi a Bantu language closely related to Zulu
    • n Swazi a member of a southeast African people living in Swaziland and adjacent areas
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Usage

In literature:

You are not of this people; surely that moocha is of a Swazi make, and here we do not love Swazis.
"Nada the Lily" by H. Rider Haggard
As it is, Englishmen have been killed instead of Swazis.
"Cetywayo and his White Neighbours" by H. Rider Haggard
The number of the former can be gathered from the fact that 500 Swazies were killed.
"A Century of Wrong" by F. W. Reitz
Lydenburg, Secoconi's country, Middleburg, Swazi Border, Bethel, Springs, Middleburg, Bothas Berg, and country north of the railway line.
"The Record of a Regiment of the Line" by M. Jacson
About fifty Europeans and some five hundred Swazi allies were killed or wounded.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
The Swazies, with the exception of a small number, were well disposed.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
It's too much like a Swazi lie.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley" by Bertram Mitford
Now as I woke, in something very like fear, I found that one of my Swazi wives, who slept at my side, had sprung up and was shaking with fear.
"The Induna's Wife" by Bertram Mitford
We passed some Swazi kraals, and got directions from their picturesque occupants.
"The African Colony" by John Buchan
The Swazis are regarded as the bravest of all the Bantu tribes, and were the stanch friends of the early emigrant farmers.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
He was kindly treated by the Swazi chief, but he could not rest.
"By Veldt and Kopje" by William Charles Scully
He was an American, and had been everything and everywhere, most lately a trader in Swazie country.
"The Outspan" by Percy Fitzpatrick
The bulls are surrounded by a regiment of Swazis with spears pointing inward.
"Adventures in Swaziland" by Owen Rowe O'Neil
The Swazis had always been hereditary enemies of the Zulus, and there was bitter feeling between the two races.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais
The Swazi display some taste in wood-carving, and others prepare a peculiar water-tight vessel of grass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

We waited long for fiery Morocco,
Now with Guinea and Togo she has come,
All free and equal in the sisterhood,
Like Swazi, Zululand and the Congo.
"Hail! United States of Africa" by Marcus Mosiah Garvey

In news:

Following death of zoo worker crushed for making bad pun about newborn elephant, herd leader and new mama Swazi crushes Democrat Filner for bad joke about her own sweet self.
A Brutal Sexual Assault Galvanizes Swazi Women.
However, Swazi feminist and gender activist Doo Aphane said Wamukoya's appointment represented a special moment for women in her country and beyond.
This year's Umhlanga held on Sunday and Monday featured 80,000 "maidens," the Swazi Observer said.
Swazi Gold, a highly potent and valuable strain of marijuana, is sought after in South Africa's drug market.
But Khathazile has some insurance in case divine intervention fails: Swazi Gold, a highly potent and valuable strain of marijuana that is sought after in the thriving drug market of next-door South Africa.
A Swazi protester burns a cloth with an image of King Mswati III during one of the largest protests yet against Africa's last absolute monarch and his regime, in Swaziland 's biggest town, Manzini, on Septmber 6, 2011.
But I as a Swazi, want to see a real Swazi 's face.
To convince a Swazi man you need time, you need to go and see him.
"It is true that we are soon going to be engaged in that exercise where a register for all albinos will be taken," said Wendy Hleta, a spokeswoman for the Royal Swaziland Police, in comments to the Swazi Observer newspaper.
In the Swazi media last week, when Norway announced it planned to hold the forum, a top Swazi foreign ministry official accused the Nordic country of "poking its nose in the affairs of the country.".
Swazi King Mswati III is accused of repressing human rights and harassing and jailing pro-democracy activists.
IWitness spoke over webcam with two of the participants -- a self-described geek who flew in from Los Angeles and a Swazi web and music entrepreneur -- to get their take.
One in four (26%) of Swazi adults aged 15—49 years are HIV-positive.
A Swazi health worker receives a blood-pressure check inside the Wellness Centre.
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