Definition of Damara in English:


Line breaks: Da¦mara
Pronunciation: /dəˈmɑːrə

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.


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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.


the name in Nama.

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