Portrait of a Xosa woman.
The definition of Xosa is a South African tribe member from the eastern part of the Cape Province.
An example of an Xosa is a South African who believes in ancient tribal gods and speaks Bantu.
Variant of Xhosa
- Many forms of clothing, moreover, seem to call attention to those parts of the body of which, under the conditions of Western civilization at the present day, it aims at the concealment; certain articles of dress worn by the New Hebrideans, the Zulu-Xosa tribes, certain tribes of Brazil and others, are cases in point.
- Later than they, but proceeding faster, came the Zulu-Xosa (" Kaffir ") peoples, who followed a line nearer the coast and outflanked them, surrounding them on the south.
- The Zulu-Xosa, Bechuana and Herero together form a group which may conveniently be termed " Southern Bantu."