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Oxford dictionary definition of the word Mau Mau:
Word forms: plural Mau Maus, Mau Mau
a secret political society consisting chiefly of Kikuyu tribesmen that was founded in 1952 to drive European settlers from Kenya by acts of terrorism
(East Africa, slang) a Ugandan motorcycle policeman who directs traffic
Example Sentences Including ‘Mau Mau’
“The Mau Mau , made up mainly of the Kikuyu tribe, was formed in 1952 with the aim of driving out white settlers.
Kenya’s historians have hitherto focused on the causes of Mau Mau.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2005)
Nellie’s good friend and neighbour Ingrid Lindstrom had a nervous breakdown caused by her anxiety about Mau Mau on her farm.
C.S. Nicholls ELSPETH HUXLEY: A BIOGRAPHY (2002)
The book captures the racial tension in the mid-1950s in Kenya during the Mau Mau rebellion.
EDMONTON SUN (2003)
The brutality of the Mau Mau attacks was met with equal ruthlessness by the colonial forces.
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2004)