Definition of Shangalla
1 : any of the peoples living in western Ethiopia and in the eastern part of the Republic of the Sudan that are not of Ethiopian or of Arab origin
2 : a member of any of the Shangalla peoples
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of shangalla
Amharic khānqellā Negro
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Shangalla? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).