Definition of Bantus

1. bantu [n] - See also: bantu



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bantus

banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery
banties
banting
bantings
bantling
bantlings
bants
bantus (current term)
bantustan
bantustans
banty
banxring
banxrings
banya
banyak
banyan
banyan day
banyan days
banyan tree
banyans
banyas
banzai

Literary usage of Bantus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Man, Past and Present by Augustus Henry Keane (1900)
"... Makololo Episode—Spread of Christianity amongst the Southern bantus—King ... Type, Origin—The Camerún bantus—Bantu-Sudanese Borderland—Early Bantu ..."

2. The Negro Races: A Sociological Study by Jerome Dowd (1914)
"... CHAPTER XH THE bantus OF THE EASTERN BANANA ZONE General Description of the Zone.—In order to comprehend the populations of this zone it is necessary to ..."

3. The New World of Central Africa: With a History of the First Christian by H. Grattan Guinness (1890)
"... bantus OF BIHK, SOUTH-CENTRAL AFRICA. tinent northwards to eight degrees above the equator, all the immense variety of races inhabiting Central Africa ..."

4. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"These " bantus of recent immigration " have come from the north-east, from the country of the Gallas, where their remaining fellows are still to be found ..."

5. The History of Religions by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1918)
"bantus there is a temple-prototype, not only a men's enclosure, sacred to them, but also a tree surrounded by a tabooed fetish-belt. ..."

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