Lobengula noun

  1. ?1836–94, last Matabele king (1870–93); his kingdom was destroyed by the British

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  • His people are fierce, like the Masai, like the people of Lobengula, and make war their trade.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

  • The next factor to reckon with was the Matabele nation and its chief, Lobengula.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore

  • Jameson’s complaints received only partial satisfaction from Lobengula.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore

  • He turned out to be a sort of grandson or grand-nephew of Lobengula himself.

    The Red True Story Book


  • Now, that is an aspersion upon Lobengula and Samory in particular.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898

    Bennet Burleigh

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