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(1506) Xosa

Reference work entry

1939 JC. Discovered 1939 May 15 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg.

Name of a tribe of native peoples of the Cape Province who early came into contact with the white people. Nowadays the name Xosa is spelled Xhosa. (M 909; I. van Houten-Groeneveld)

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