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3 definitions found
 for Zulu
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Zulus \Zu"lus\ (z[=oo]"l[=oo]z), prop. n. pl.; sing. Zulu
     (z[=oo]"l[=oo]). (Ethnol.)
     The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They
     inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but
     formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are
     noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military
     skill.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Zulu \Zu"lu\ (z[=oo]"l[=oo]), prop. n. [Also Zooloo.]
     1. Any member of the tribe of Zulus; a Zulu-Kaffir. See
        Zulus.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. (Philol.) One of the most important members of the South
        African, or Bantu, family of languages, spoken partly in
        Natal and partly in Zululand, but understood, and more or
        less in use, over a wide territory, at least as far north
        as the Zambezi; -- called also Zulu-Kaffir.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. A word used in spoken communications to represent the
        letter Z.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Zulu
      n 1: a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South
           Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional
           clan system but many now work in the cities
      2: a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa
      3: a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in
         southeastern Africa

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