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boma

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊmə
 
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Definition of boma in English:

noun

(In eastern and southern Africa) an enclosure, especially for animals.
Example sentences
  • Kampala was born prematurely in the rhino bomas at the Kruger National Park, while Thandi was born at Addo.
  • They would then release the bull into the boma to be with his herd at night.
  • To provide protection from predators and thieves, just about everyone in Laikipia keeps their livestock at night in makeshift corrals of thorns, called bomas.

Origin

Kiswahili.

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