There are 2 main definitions of juba in English:

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juba 1

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞obə/

noun

A dance originating among plantation slaves in the southern US, featuring rhythmic handclapping and slapping of the thighs.
Example sentences
  • Later Moses reveals more subtle changes in character, as when, in reaction to a shock, he begins to dance, ‘half juba, half jig’.
  • The term juba comes from the name of the chief drummer in the jubilee songs who pounded out the rhythms on celebration days of black culture.

Origin

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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There are 2 main definitions of juba in English:

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Juba 2

Pronunciation: /ˈjo͞obə/
The capital of South Sudan, on the White Nile River; population 250,000 (est. 2005).
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