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Mau Mau, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMau Mau, thethe Mau MauMau Mau, the /ˈmaʊ maʊ/ 🔊 🔊 a secret political organization which was started in Kenya in 1952 by the Kikuyu people, and which wanted Kenya to become independent from the UK. It used violence against Europeans whom it wanted to leave Kenya and against Africans who supported the British.
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