Definition of Kikuyus
1. kikuyu [n] - See also: kikuyu
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kikuyus
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Literary usage of Kikuyus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Divide and Rule: State-Sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"He told Africa Watch, Both kikuyus and ... some kikuyus surrendered. They were made to raise a fistful of grass in the air and say "KANU^uu" [up with ..."
2. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"The kikuyus lived in their beehive huts scattered in small groups; ... Sometimes when we had gathered a mass of kikuyus or of our own porters together to do ..."
3. African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White (1913)
"He had a small mouth organ on which he occasionally performed, and would hold forth for hours with his childlike kikuyus. ..."
4. Extracts from the Letters, Diary and Note Books of Amasa Stone Mather: June by Amasa Stone Mather (1910)
"There is a French Catholic mission to the kikuyus near here, and we saw two ... We had several exciting Grecian battles with the kikuyus and there was some ..."
5. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"The threat posed by the kikuyus to the power base led by Moi from a minority tribe put the government under pressure to adopt policies and strategies to ..."
6. Playing the "Communal Card": Communal Violence and Human Rights by Cynthia G. Brown, Farhad Karim (1995)
"Accordingly, many kikuyus were eager to take advantage of the opportunity ... Encouraged and assisted by President Kenyatta, large numbers of kikuyus bought ..."