Zande

noun
Zan·​de | \ ˈzandē \
variants: or Zandeh \ -​də \
plural Zande or Zandes or Zandeh or Zandehs

Definition of Zande

1a : an African people of considerable prominence in the history and development of the region of the Congo-Sudan frontier especially over the past century
b : a member of such people
2 : an Adamawa-Eastern language of the Zande people spoken in the northern Congo and southwestern Sudan

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“Zande.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zande. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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