[mat-uh-bee-lee] /ˌmæt əˈbi li/
noun, plural Matabeles (especially collectively) Matabele.
(pl) -les, -le. a member of a formerly warlike people of southern Africa, now living in Zimbabwe: driven out of the Transvaal by the Boers in 1837 Now known as Ndebele
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
[mah-tuh-bee-lee-land] /ˌmɑ təˈbi liˌlænd/ noun 1. a region in Zimbabwe, formerly a province of Rhodesia, home to the Ndebele (Matabele). /ˌmætəˈbiːlɪˌlænd; -ˈbɛlɪ-/ noun 1. a region of W Zimbabwe, between the Rivers Limpopo and Zambezi, comprises three provinces, Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South, and Bulawayo: rich gold deposits. Chief town: Bulawayo. Area: 181 605 sq km […]
[mat-uh-sil] /ˈmæt ə sɪl/ Chemistry, Trademark. 1. a brand of aminocarb.
[muh-tah-dee] /məˈtɑ di/ noun 1. a seaport in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the mouth of the Congo (Zaire) River. /məˈtɑːdɪ/ noun 1. the chief port of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), in the west at the mouth of the River Congo. Pop: 256 000 (2005 est)
[mat-uh-dawr] /ˈmæt əˌdɔr/ noun 1. the principal bullfighter in a bullfight who passes the bull with a muleta and then, in many countries, kills it with a sword thrust; a torero. 2. one of the principal cards in skat and certain other games. 3. (initial capital letter) a jet-powered U.S. surface-to-surface missile. /ˈmætədɔː/ noun 1. […]