(In eastern and southern Africa) an enclosure, especially for animals.
- 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.
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