imbizo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Zulu imbizo.

Noun[edit]

imbizo (plural imbizos or izimbizo)

  1. (South Africa) A forum for discussion of policy.
    • When the Zulu nation calls for an imbizo, it's generally a spectacular affair. These mass gatherings, often organised for social and political purposes, have an important role for this huge and powerful African tribe. [1]
    • Imbizo is a forum for enhancing dialogue and interaction between government and ... Imbizo also highlights people's concerns, grievances and advice about ..." [2]

Zulu[edit]

Noun[edit]

imbizo class 9/10 (plural izimbizo)

  1. assembly, gathering

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