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noun [uncountable]     Khoisan pronunciation in British English
  1. the peoples who lived in southern Africa for a long time before other people came to live there

    The original people who lived in Malawi were Khoisan.

    1. a.
      the languages spoken by the peoples who were the first to live in southern Africa

      Hoerikwaggo is the indigenous Khoisan word for Table Mountain, meaningmountains in the sea’.



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