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Definition of the noun mandela

What does mandela mean as a name of something?


  1. South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    • examples: Mandela was a leader of the liberation front. | Millions of people across the world are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela. | Nelson Mandela was one of those rare people who manage to win universal acclaim throughout the world. | The dumb masses believe that Mandela was a decent man.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Mandela: Nelson Mandela / Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
    • instance of: nationalist leader = the leader of a nationalist movement; national leader / solon / statesman = a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs


Who is Mandela?

Mandela a.k.a. Nelson Mandela: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress from 1991 to 1997. Internationally, Mandela was Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1998 to 1999.


  1. "Mandela" is an autobiography written by Nelson Mandela.
    • also known as "Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography", Nelson Mandela: An Illustrated Biography
    • released in (19 years ago)
  2. "Mandela" is a book by Alf Kumalo.
    • also known as "Mandela: echoes of an era"


  1. "Mandela" is a 1987 HBO television film directed by Philip Saville. The film stars Danny Glover as Nelson Mandela and Alfre Woodard as his wife Winnie.
  2. "Mandela" is a 1996 documentary film directed by Angus Gibson and Jo Menell. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
  3. "Mandela" is a 2013 documentary drama film directed by Kemal Akhtar and Kweku Mandela.


  1. "Mandela" is a musical album by Akustix.
    • released on
    • award: - Juno Award for Reggae Recording of the Year nomination for Akustix
  2. "Mandela" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Mandela" is a composition.
  4. "Mandela" is a composition.

Phrases with Mandela

  1. Hippia Mandela
  2. nelson mandela
  3. Pieris Mandela
  4. Itaballia Mandela
  5. Singafrotypa mandela
  6. nelson rolihlahla mandela
  7. Species Itaballia Mandela
  8. species Singafrotypa mandela

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mandela

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Google previewThe Courtroom as a Space of Resistance (2016)

Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial by Awol Allo

For others, Mandela is the ANC icon, a radical revolutionary, and a military strategist 'who established Umkhonto we Sizwe';

Google previewIntroduction to Leadership (2008)

Concepts and Practice by Peter G Northouse

An example of a leader with strong character is Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela (Chapter 2, Recognizing Your Traits). Mandela is a deeply moral man with a strong conscience. When fighting to abolish apartheid in South Africa, ...

Google previewEmotion, Eulogy, & Memories (2010)

by Wisly Pericles

Mandela is a hero Politics God the first great ...

Google previewSociology of Globalization (2012)

Cultures, Economies, and Politics by Keri E. Iyall Smith

Nelson Mandela is a global celebrity, and celebrity itself is largely a product of new communications technology. The reach of media technologies is growing with each wave of innovation. It took forty years for radio in the United States to gain ...

Google previewWhite Stones and Little Crosses

by Ronnie Hammond

The road from Jan van Riebeeck to Nelson Mandela is a long and torturous one. It is a road drenched with the sweat, tears and blood of the descendants of those very first burghers who were released from the V.O.C. employment, and who set ...

Google previewThe Top Ten Leadership Commandments (2012)

by Hans Finzel

Nelson Mandela is a political visionary who changed the face of South Africa. Vision for the future is the goal—the prize—the motivation that the leader keeps in front of the people. For Moses, the vision was to reach the Promised Land, and ...

Google previewThe Madiba Mindset (2011)

Your Own Freedom Charter by Tyrrel Fairhead

Mandela is a prime, although not the only, role model of this core element. A potentially dangerous trap is to imprison a vibrant mind in an unfit body. This can easily lead to imbalances and a lack of congruence. A lazy body will use its own ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Nelson Mandela Mandela wanted equal rights for South Africa's black people. Although blacks made up most of the...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa (2013)

by David Seddon

Repeated attempts were made to constrain the legal challenges posed by Mandela and Tembo. However, a petition by the Transvaal Law Society to strike Mandela off the roll of attorneys wasrefusedby theSupreme Court,which found that ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations (2009)

by Robert Anthony Waters Jr.

de Klerk that it would be safe to release Mandela, ...

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Quotes about Mandela

Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. (Nelson Mandela)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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