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kabaka

[kuh-bah-kuh] /kəˈbɑ kə/
noun
1.
the traditional king of Buganda, a region and former kingdom of southern Uganda.
Origin of kabaka
1875-1880
1875-80; < Luganda
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Historical Examples
  • kabaka, I think my charms which my father suspended round my neck must be very powerful.

    My Dark Companions Henry M. Stanley
  • The kabaka Suna had only taken time to prepare for an annihilating blow.

    Freeland Theodor Hertzka
  • It was not until the shadows began to lengthen that we visited the kabaka on the Royal Hill.

    My African Journey Winston Churchill
  • The little kabaka sat on his throne, and his subjects grouped themselves around and before him.

    My African Journey Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for kabaka

kabaka

/kaˈbaka/
noun
1.
any of the former rulers of the Baganda people of S Uganda
Word Origin
C19: from Luganda
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