Zulu

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Zulu a Bantu language of considerable literary importance in southeastern Africa
    • n Zulu a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa
    • n Zulu a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Zulu a word used in spoken communications to represent the letter Z.
    • Zulu Any member of the tribe of Zulus; a Zulu-Kaffir. See Zulus.
    • Zulu (Philol) One of the most important members of the South African, or Bantu, family of languages, spoken partly in Natal and partly in Zululand, but understood, and more or less in use, over a wide territory, at least as far north as the Zambezi; -- called also Zulu-Kaffir.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Zulu A member of a warlike and superior branch of the Kafir race of South Africa, divided into many tribes. In the beginning of the nineteenth century several tribes of Zulus established a kingdom including the present British colony of Natal and the country north of it called Zululand, which was broken up and mostly absorbed by the British and the Boers during a succession of wars ending in 1883.
    • Zulu Of or pertaining to the Zulus: as, the Zulu language (a principal member of the Bantu group of languages) or government.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zulu zoo′loo a branch of the great Bantu division of the human family, belonging to South Africa, conspicuous for physical and intellectual development
    • adj Zulu pertaining to the Zulus, their language, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Also Zooloo,

Usage

In literature:

White baas want cheat poor black Zulu!
"A Dash from Diamond City" by George Manville Fenn
This, in the estimation of the Zulu boys, must be through some act of cruelty or insult.
"Off to the Wilds" by George Manville Fenn
The Zulu chief now addressed him in a kind tone.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
INDUNA Zulu, or Kaffir, chief.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
In 1879 the Zulu War broke out and kept English forces engaged through the greater part of the year.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
It was in one of the Zulu skirmishes.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
The Zulu doctor prepares for intercourse with the tribal spirits by spare diet or solitary fasts.
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
The combination is one that the Zulu finds simply irresistible!
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Similarly with the incidents of the death of the Prince Imperial near the Italezi Hills in the Zulu War.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
Zulu war clubs and Kentucky muskets.
"The Giants From Outer Space" by Geoff St. Reynard
The Zulu carried my message to the chief, who nodded, and the young Zulu came and unbound me.
"The White Chief of the Caffres" by A.W. Drayson
Outside he found his host, in converse with a Zulu, not one of the three men who had met him on his arrival.
"Forging the Blades" by Bertram Mitford
Yes, the name of Zulu was mighty indeed in those days.
"The White Shield" by Bertram Mitford
The mined cities of Zulu land.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
At this moment the Zulu rejoined the cousins, but as both eagerly welcomed him, and were about to speak, another diversion occurred.
"Into the Unknown" by Lawrence Fletcher
There exists a certain Zulu of my acquaintance, a head-ringed man named Hlabulana.
"A Secret of the Lebombo" by Bertram Mitford
The hunting dogs of the Zulu draw near...' And all fled in fear to the rocks and caves of the mountains.
"The King's Assegai" by Bertram Mitford
For the children of Zulu the sun grew black.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
Does he who rolled back the might of the Twin Stars of Zulu talk about failure?
"The Induna's Wife" by Bertram Mitford
They had heard it, far, far as they dwelt from the land of Zulu; but, where has not the name of Zulu sounded?
"Haviland's Chum" by Bertram Mitford
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In news:

You might see the Zulu Queen.
In preparation for gale force winds from Tropical Storm Cindy, USCG Marine Safety Office New Orleans has set Port Condition ZULU .
Gilbert Francis Lani Damian Kauhi ( Zulu ).
Zulu was a nickname given to him in high school in Honolulu.
Saying God was on its side, the Zulu -based Inkatha Freedom Party opened its campaign today for South Africa's first open elections.
Jesse Boykins III, MeLo-X's ' Zulu Guru': Exclusive Album Stream.
These are the Zulu heartlands.
I had read widely in the field, and immediately after the telephone interview I remembered that there was a Zulu novel after all: "Chaka" by Thomas Mofolo, published in the early 30's.
Amy Winehouse Mistakes Zulu King of Africa for Zulu King of New Orleans.
Guess she thought it was the New orleans Zulu King, not the African Zulu King.
Zulu Club in court over membership dues.
Queen Zulu Tanyanika Phillips leads the Zulu parade in New Orleans' French Quarter on Fat Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012.
Members of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club parade down St Charles Avenue in New Orleans on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, March 8, 2011.
The story of Kenny Zulu Whitmore.
Bravo Zulu to Special Ops in Somalia .
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In science:

It provides time in four formats, Simulation-Time, EpochTime, Zulu-Time and Correlated Zulu-Time. this is a family of SIMSAT compatible models enabling a realistic simulations Logger supports the recording of Kernel or model events that occur during a simulation.
Automatic Test Generation for Space
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