Definitions for mbunduˈbʊn du, əmˈbʊn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mbun•duˈbʊn du, əmˈbʊn-(n.)(pl.)-dus; -du.

  1. a member of an African people or group of peoples of N Angola. the Bantu language of the Mbundu.

    Category: Peoples

  2. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Ovimbundu.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mbundu, Ovimbundu(noun)

    an ethnic group speaking Umbundu and living in western Angola


  1. Mbundu(ProperNoun)

    An ethnic group of Angola.


  1. Ambundu

    The Northern Mbundu or Ambundu are a Bantu people living in Angola's North-West, North of the river Kwanza. The Ambundu speak Kimbundu, and mostly also the official language of the country, Portuguese. They are the second biggest ethnic group in the country, with 2.4 million people in the latest count The Ambundu nowadays live in the region stretching to the East from Angola's capital city of Luanda. They are predominant in the Bengo and Malanje provinces and in neighbouring parts of the Cuanza Norte and Cuanza Sul provinces. The head of the main Mbundu kingdom was called Ngola, which is the origin of the name of the country Angola.


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