shifta

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shifta (plural shiftas)

  1. (South Africa) Bandits. Shifta normally stayed in the lawless rural mountainous regions. Historically, they were known for robbing or killing those who were caught traveling between populated villages or cities, and also for stealing cattle and raiding small villages.

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  • Hyphenation: shif‧tā̀

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shifta f

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