Definition of Zimbabwean in English :

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Zimbabwean meaning in English

Meaning of Zimbabwean in English

Pronunciation of Zimbabwean in English

Zimbabwean pronunciation in English

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1. zimbabwean

a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe


2. zimbabwean

of or relating to or characteristic of Zimbabwe or its people

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see synonyms of zimbabwean
of or relating to Zimbabwe or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe

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1. A country of southern Africa. Various Bantu peoples migrated into the area during the first millennium, displacing the earlier San inhabitants. European colonization began in 1889 under the British South Africa Company founded by Cecil Rhodes, and in 1923 it became the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia (often just Rhodesia), which formed part of the colonial federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 1953 to 1963. Rhodesia declared itself independent in 1965, although independence was not formally granted by Great Britain until 1980. Harare is the capital and the largest city.
2. also Great Zimbabwe A ruined city of southeast Zimbabwe south of Harare. First occupied by Iron Age peoples in the fourth century AD, it contains extensive remains of walls and towers dating from the 11th to 15th centuries.

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