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Definition of mzungu noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mzungu

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//mˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
; BrE BrE//əmˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əmˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
(East African English) (pl. wazungu
BrE BrE//wəˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wəˈzʊnɡʊ//
 
)
 
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a white person with European family origins He was the only mzungu there. The wazungu hold positions in administration and teaching.

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