Venda definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A member of a people of northeast South Africa constituting the principal inhabitants of the former homeland of Venda.
- The Bantu language of the Venda.
A former internally self-governing Black African homeland in northeast South Africa near the Zimbabwe border. It was granted limited self-government in 1962, nominal independence in 1979, and was dissolved and reintegrated into South Africa by the 1993 interim constitution.