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Definition of the noun kraal

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noun - plural: kraals

  1. a village of huts for native Africans in southern Africa; usually surrounded by a stockade
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic words: hamlet / village = a settlement smaller than a town
  2. a pen for livestock in southern Africa
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: pen = an enclosure for confining livestock


"Kraal" a.k.a. "Kräål" is a musical album of Aston Reymers Rivaler.

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Google previewCulture and Customs of Namibia (2011)

by Anene Ejikeme

Kraal refers to any enclosed space for humans or animals, so a cattle enclosure, a small compound (or homestead) with...

Google previewWestern Civilization in Southern Africa (2013)

Studies in Culture Contact by Isaac Schapera

The kraal is the whole of which the individual views himself only as part. Here there is no thought of benefits for the individual without reference to the rest, but each person according to the fortune of life contributes to the common welfare.

Google previewThe 55th Degree (2013)

by Edwin J. Gentry

The Kraal is the governing body of a regional group of five chapters of the Order, consisting of six members of the third order; Ques, the chambers facilitator, and possibly a Liger. The purpose for any Kraal is to uncover violations within the ...

Google previewJournal of a Visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816 (1818)

With Some Account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, Near the Cape of Good Hope by Christian Ignatius Latrobe

Cruywagens Kraal is an old Hottentot station, in a pleasant, fruitful valley, with a supply ...

Google previewElephants in Thailand Vol 1 (2015)

Mahouts and Their Cultures Today by Joachim Schliesinger

Today, the kraal is an integrated part of the elephant camp.

Google previewEthnomusicology (2013)

A Contemporary Reader by Jennifer C. Post

The cattle kraal is a sacred space in the Zulu homestead; it is where family ancestors are addressed, oxen are ceremonially slaughtered, and family amahubo ceremonial songs are performed. The kraal is strictly designated as a male space.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

KRAAL–KRAPOTKINE. and has numerous woolen, linen, and other factories. Pop. 40,350. - KRAAL, n. krawl [Dut. kraal, a village, an inclosure]: a village or collection of huts among the Hottentots or Kafirs of s. Africa; an inclosure for cattle in ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

kraal /krahl/ n. S.Afr. 1 a traditional African village of huts. 2 an enclosure for sheep and cattle. – origin Dutch. Kraut /krowt/ n. informal, offens. a German. – origin from sauerkraut. Kremlin /krem-lin/ n. (the Kremlin) the citadel in Moscow that ...

Google previewAfrica: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society by Toyin Falola Ph.D., Daniel Jean-Jacques

in the 1700s Sesotho people following Fokeng tradition began building stonewalled settlements with the cattle kraal at the center of each settlement. Settlements were generally small, and clan heads built stone ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

Now, in the lower part of Figure 2 we can see that if we look in more detail at the N economy of a maize system, we have other options – maybe add the low N material to the cattle corral (kraal/boma) to trap urine N or feed to livestock to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

the royal kraal of Cetywayo, situated in the Mahlabatini district of Zululand, about 3 m. north of the White Umfolosi River, and 115 m. N.N.E. of Durban. The valley of the White Umfolosi here forms an extensive ...

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Small photo of African woman with braids dressed in colorful clothes standing in the kraalSmall photo of Ayutthaya, Thailand - December 22, 2010: Young Thai boy sitting atop an elephant eating a stalk of sweet corn at the Ayutthaya Elephant Royal Palace & KraalSmall photo of Ayutthaya, Thailand - December 22, 2010: A large male elephant with tusks standing in its coral at the Ayutthaya Elephant Royal Palace & KraalSmall photo of Ayutthaya, Thailand - December 22, 2010: Young Thai boy sitting atop his elephant as it eats a stalk of corn at the Ayutthaya Elephant Royal Palace & KraalSmall photo of Close up of Maasai kraal livestock enclosure in village of Tanzania.Small photo of Elephant dung with a lot of flies on a path outside in Ayutthaya elephant palace and royal kraalSmall photo of Elephant dung with a lot of flies on a path outside in Ayutthaya elephant palace and royal kraal More...

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Kraal Meaning

Video shows what kraal means. In Central and Southern Africa, a small rural community.. In Central and Southern Africa, a rural village of huts surrounded by a ...

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You can't keep a bull in the Kraal.
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Scrabble value of K5R1A1A1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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