kwanza

noun kwan·za \ ˈkwän-zə \

Definition of kwanza

plural kwanzas also kwanza
the basic monetary unit of Angola — see Money Table

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Origin and Etymology of kwanza

Kwanza (Cuanza), river in Angola


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