Swazi

noun

Swa·​zi ˈswä-zē How to pronounce Swazi (audio)
plural Swazi or Swazis
1
: a member of a Bantu people of southeastern Africa
2

Examples of Swazi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Portraits from the series infuse digital photography with traditional Swazi art and crafts. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, 11 Aug. 2020

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Word History

Etymology

Zulu iSwazi, iliSwazi

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Swazi was in 1878

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“Swazi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swazi. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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