Definitions for Tutsiˈtut si

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  1. Tutsi, Watutsi, Watusi(noun)

    a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi

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  1. Tutsi(ProperNoun)

    An ethnic group in Rwanda and Burundi.

  2. Tutsi(ProperNoun)

    A member of the group.

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  1. Tutsi

    The Tutsi, or Abatutsi, are an ethnic group in East Africa. Historically, they were often referred to as the Watutsi, Watusi, or the Wahuma. They are the second largest population division among the three largest groups in Rwanda and Burundi, the other two being the Hutu and the Twa. Small numbers of Hema, Kiga and Furiiru people also live near the Tutsi in Rwanda. The Northern Tutsi that live in Rwanda are called Riguru, while southern Tutsi that live in Burundi are called Hima and the Tutsi that live on the Kivu plateau in the Congo are called Banyamulenge.

Anagrams of Tutsi »

  1. Titus

  2. tuits

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