indaba

noun
in·​da·​ba | \ in-ˈdä-bə How to pronounce indaba (audio) \

Definition of indaba

chiefly South Africa

First Known Use of indaba

1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for indaba

Zulu, matter for discussion, affair

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“Indaba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indaba. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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