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Shona

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noun Sho·na \ˈshō-nə\

Definition of Shona

plural Shona or Shonas

  1. 1 :  a member of any of a group of Bantu peoples of Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique

  2. 2 :  the group of languages spoken by the Shona



Circa 1895

First Known Use of shona

circa 1895

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