Baganda



noun
(functioning as pl) a Negroid people of E Africa living chiefly in Uganda See also Ganda (sense 1), Luganda
Historical Examples

They have built many excellent schools, and thousands of young baganda are being taught to read and write in their own language.
My African Journey Winston Churchill

In the midst of them live the baganda who wear much clothing.
Folkways William Graham Sumner

More baganda have come to Kwihara, and will be used for the Mirambo war.
The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873 David Livingstone

Therefore, often, in absence of Simba, the big baganda had been pressed into this service.
The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White

After all, there is abundant evidence that even in baganda there is some ethical standard.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923 Various

The baganda think that if a woman steps over a man’s weapons they will not aim straight or kill until they have been purified.
Taboo and Genetics Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard

At the capital there stands a fine cathedral in which brown baganda clergy lead the prayers of the Christian people.
The Book of Missionary Heroes Basil Mathews

The baganda usually attributed any illness of the king to ghosts, because no man would dare to practise magic on him.
The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3) Sir James George Frazer

In this large and beautifully-constructed grass building about seventy chiefs and baganda notables were assembled.
My African Journey Winston Churchill

According to the baganda the first man who came to earth in Uganda was named Kintu.
The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3) Sir James George Frazer

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