a self-governing Bantu territory of South Africa, consisting of several landlocked areas, along the NE part: granted independence in 1977 by South Africa, but not recognized by any other country as an independent state. 16,988 sq. mi. (44,000 sq. km).
(formerly) a Bantu homeland in N South Africa: consisted of six separate areas; declared independent by South Africa in 1977 although this was not internationally recognized; abolished in 1993. Capital: Mmabatho
Franz, 1791–1867, German philologist. Contemporary Examples Black Republicans Grade Michael Steele Shushannah Walshe January 12, 2011 Historical Examples Nala and Damayanti and Other Poems Henry Hart Milman Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham On Picket Duty and Other Tales Louisa May Alcott The English Language Robert Gordon Latham The Turtles of Tasman Jack London Nala and Damayanti […]
a musician who specializes in bop. a fan of bop. teenybopper. Slang. a hip, self-assured person. A street-gang fighter (1960s+) A bop musician (1940s+) A baseball power hitter; slugger: Now I’ve got a big bopper at the plate (1970s+) teenybopper (1960s+)
Also called bebop. early modern jazz developed in the early 1940s and characterized by often dissonant triadic and chromatic chords, fast tempos and eccentric rhythms, intricate melodic lines punctuated by pop-tune phrases, and emphasizing the inventiveness of soloists. Compare cool jazz, hard bop, modern jazz, progressive jazz. Slang. to move, go, or proceed (often followed […]
in the style of bop music.