(KWAHN-zah) [Swahili: first] A harvest festival occurring between December 26 and January 1, celebrated in the United States by some African Americans.

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  • Kwanza — Staat: Angola Unterteilung: 100 Centimos ISO 4217 Code: AOA Abkürzung: Kz Wechselkurs: (1. Nov 2011) 1 EUR = 130,1 AOA 100 AOA = 0,76863 EUR …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kwanza — ● kwanza nom masculin Unité monétaire principale de l Angola. Cuanza ou Kwanza (le) fl. de l Angola central. Il se jette dans l Atlantique au S. de Luanda; env. 1 000 km. Hydroélectricité. Kwanza V. Cuanza …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kwanza — KWÁNZA s. f. unitatea monetară în Angola. (< fr. kwanza) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Kwanza — (Kuanza), afrikan. Fluß, s. Koanza …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • kwanza — s. m. [Economia] Unidade monetária de Angola, dividida em 100 cêntimos. = CUANZA   ‣ Etimologia: banto …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • kwanza — [kwän′zä] n. pl. kwanzas [after the Cuanza River, in Angola] the basic monetary unit of Angola: see the table of monetary units in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • Kwanza —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kwanzaa. Pièces actuelles Le nouveau kwanza ajusté (ou souvent nommé simplement kwanza, code ISO AOA) est la monnaie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • kwanza — noun (plural kwanzas or kwanza) Etymology: Kwanza (Cuanza), river in Angola Date: 1978 see money table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kwanza — /kwahn zeuh/, n., pl. kwanza, kwanzas. a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Angola, equal to 100 lwei: replaced the escudo in 1977. * * * …   Universalium

  • kwanza — {{#}}{{LM K44950}}{{〓}} {{[}}kwanza{{]}} ‹kwan·za› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Unidad monetaria angoleña. {{★}}{{\}}PRONUNCIACIÓN:{{/}} [kuánza] …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Kwanza — geographical name see Cuanza …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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