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baraza Line breaks: ba¦raza
Pronunciation: /bəˈrɑːzə/

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Definition of baraza in English:

noun

(In East Africa) a public meeting place.
Example sentences
  • Before the fence was constructed, we set up barazas to educate people on the purpose of the fence.
  • On the first floor there is a large airy double bedroom with a balcony and seating and extra barazas for sleeping.
  • From the narrow streets of Stone Town to the barazas of N'gambo and throughout the villages this was the only topic of conversation as the island rapidly acquired the atmosphere of mourning.

Origin

Kiswahili.

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