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Definition of "impala" [im•pa•la]

  • A reddish African antelope (Aepyceros melampus) noted for its leaping ability and having ridged, curved horns in the male. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "impala" in a sentence
  • "Though the end of the sequence wasn’t shown, King explained that the gazelle must have endured a slow, agonising death [the adjacent image, showing two cheetahs taking down an impala, is nothing to do with Duma or the attack I've just been discussing: it's from game-reserve. com]."
  • "Desert rose is also known as the impala lily, desert azalea and sabie star."
  • "Just saw it on CNN its crazy,its like asking a lion if they know that the impala is a protected species, it could care less, that whole christmas tittle is as irrelevenat asinsert cliché of choice"