Definition of Black Sash in English:

Black Sash

noun

  • A women's civil and human rights movement in South Africa. Originally and frequently attributive, especially in Black Sash Movement.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The Times. From black + sash, so called in allusion to the sashes worn during the movement's silent protest vigils.

Pronunciation

Black Sash

/ˌblak ˈsaʃ/