Hausa

noun
Hau·sa | \ˈhau̇-sə, -zə\
plural Hausa or Hausas

Definition of Hausa 

1 : the Chadic language of the Hausa people widely used in western Africa as a trade language

2 : a member of a people of northern Nigeria and southern Niger

First Known Use of Hausa

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hausa

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The first known use of Hausa was in 1853

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