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zulu Definitions

adj

pertaining to the zulu people, culture, or language.

noun

the language of these people, a bantu language; isizulu.

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  • empire and espionage is the only book on this topic, and it is valuable for that reason alone. but it has a major defect. throughout, names, events, and locations are mentioned but not otherwise identified. thus, for example, we encounter cetshwayo (the zulu leader), garnet wolseley and chelmsford (both british generals), and bartle frere (the governor of south africa) without ever learning their roles or titles. isandlwana, though frequently mentioned in the book’s opening, is not identified as a major battle until page 36. wade offers no explanation for this awkward treatment. thus, a reader without knowledge of the anglo-zulu war will find the book bumpy going. cia.gov

  • the nationally sold water brand is living up to its name (nika means "to give" in zulu) by donating 100 percent of profits toward water conservation and well-building projects around the world. and the cause is an important one — more than three million people die each year due to diseases related to lack of safe, clean water, most of which are children under the age of five. so far, the company has donated more than $400,000 to water projects that have impacted the lives of thousands of people in developing countries. while you may think it would take a lot of bottles to make a difference, just one $16 case can give clean water to one person for a lifetime! everydayhealth.com

  • san (bushmen), who were the region's earliest known inhabitants, were supplanted several centuries prior to colonization by various bantu-speaking peoples, including those that came to be the sotho and the zulu. the sotho are made up of remnants of ethnic groups that were scattered during the disturbances accompanying the rise of the zulu (1816–30). they were rallied c.1820 by moshoeshoe, a commoner who founded a dynasty in what is now lesotho. moshoeshoe not only defended his people from zulu raids but preserved their independence against boer and british interlopers. he also welcomed catholic and protestant missionaries. factmonster.com

  • san (bushmen), who were the region's earliest known inhabitants, were supplanted several centuries prior to colonization by various bantu-speaking peoples, including those that came to be the sotho and the zulu. the sotho are made up of remnants of ethnic groups that were scattered during the disturbances accompanying the rise of the zulu (1816–30). they were rallied c.1820 by moshoeshoe, a commoner who founded a dynasty in what is now lesotho. moshoeshoe not only defended his people from zulu raids but preserved their independence against boer and british interlopers. he also welcomed catholic and protestant missionaries. infoplease.com

  • this prequel to zulu depicts the events leading up to the 1879 battle of isandlwana, a disaster for the british. her majesty's colony of natal, surrounded by the zulu nation, seeks to ensure its safety from the perceived threat. while the british government attempts a negotiated settlement with the zulu leaders, the high commissioner (john mills), seeks a more "permanent solution." loc.gov

  • "we have thought about what those other factors may be," he said. "this is pure speculation, but it may be due to the role of masculinity in the zulu culture that men are not expected to seek help. there is also the fact that the health system is nurse led, and there is an attitude that men are perpetrators of hiv and women are victims, so that women are more deserving of treatment." medpagetoday.com

  • born to a zulu family in 1942, mr zuma has spent his entire adult life since 1959 in the service of the anc. he joined its armed wing umkhonto we sizwe in 1962 and was arrested the following year. he spent ten years in prison for conspiracy to overthrow the apartheid-era government. nationmaster.com