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Definition of the noun Kgosi

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  1. A tribal chief among the Tswana people of southern Africa.


Kgosi: A kgosi is the title for a hereditary leader of a Batswana tribe.

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Google previewFreedom in the World 2014 (2014)

The Annual Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties by Freedom House

Director Issac Kgosi is a close confidant of Khama from the military, ...

Google previewAfrican Theology as Liberating Wisdom (2013)

Celebrating Life and Harmony in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Botswana by Mari-Anna Pöntinen

Kgosi means chief in Setswana, with di/rgosi as the plural. It refers both to the chief of a village and the king of a merafe, the area of the whole ethnic group ( Tlou 1970, 98). 33 Bechuana is an archaic version of the word Batswana from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

system, which was based on lending herds of cattle to various headmen who in turn became servants of the kgosi. A system of bolata (servitude) was also instituted whereby conquered ...

Google previewOrganizing Black America: An Encyclopedia of African American Associations (2003)

by Nina Mjagkij

the historian Lerone Bennett; King Kgosi Lebone Boikanyo MolotLegi II of the Royal ...

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Scrabble value of K5G2O1S1I1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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