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Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group of Zambia; also known as Nsenga.

The Senga primarily inhabit eastern Zambia. Others live in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. They speak a Bantu language related to that of the...

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Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.


Popularly supposed to represent Agnes spelled backwards (which it undeniably does), but more likely from Gaelic seang ‘slender’.

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