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[mat-uh-bee-lee] /ˌmæt əˈbi li/

noun, plural Matabeles (especially collectively) Matabele.
(def 1).
/ˌmætəˈbiːlɪ; -ˈbɛlɪ/
(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


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