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(in southern and East Africa) porridge made of ground maize or millet.
- ‘Generally there are two meals a day made up of a communal bowl of sadza (cooked maize meal) and these same dirty hands and fingers are the instruments for eating.’
- ‘She says she had to pick sadza and vegetables from bins, soaked it and ate with her siblings and in this era they would have been called street kids.’
- ‘Zimbabwe's staple, or basic, food is called sadza.’
- ‘The most common staple food is a thick porridge known variously as ugali, sadza, nsima, or posho made from maize or finger millet.’
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