Definition of Damara in English:

Damara

Line breaks: Da¦mara
Pronunciation: /dəˈmɑːrə
 
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noun (plural same or Damaras)

  • A member of a people inhabiting mountainous parts of Namibia and speaking the Nama language.
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    • Who would entertain the idea of the San, Damaras, Namas, Tswanas and Hereros returning to their former land/settlements?
    • They enslaved the Damaras, who had, in their eyes, no right to possess anything.
    • The African groups include the Owambo, Kavango, Caprivians, Herero, Himba, Damara, Nama and Tswana.

adjective

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  • Relating to the Damara.
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    • Frederik and the groomers are traditional Damara people and sing church songs and harmonic lullabies as they tend to the horses.
    • Indeed, many Herero and Owambo named villages and towns today that had Damara names originally.
    • The school is named after the late legend and the builder of the Damara nation, Gaob, Conelius Goreseb.

Origin

the name in Nama.

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