follow Dictionary.com

What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

Boma

[boh-muh] /ˈboʊ mə/
noun
1.
a city in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Zaire (Congo) River.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Boma

boma

/ˈboːma/
noun (in central and E Africa)
1.
an enclosure, esp a palisade or fence of thorn bush, set up to protect a camp, herd of animals, etc
2.
  1. a police post
  2. a magistrate's office
Word Origin
C19: from Swahili

Boma

/ˈbəʊmə/
noun
1.
a port in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on the Congo River, capital of the Belgian Congo until 1926: forest products. Pop: 607 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Boma

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Boma

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for boma