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Kamba

[kahm-buh] /ˈkɑm bə/
noun
1.
an agricultural people of central Kenya, renowned as traders and woodcarvers.
2.
the Bantu language of the Kamba.
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  • Late in the evening Kamba Tsenam came sneaking into my tent.

  • The Governor, Kamba Bombo, is here, and invites you to-day to a feast in his tent.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • His name was Kamba Tsenam, and it was his tent near which we had so nearly been detained two days before.

  • The Kazi (or headman) of Kamba Baji was our friend from the first.

    To Lhassa at Last Powell Millington
  • If I step on Kamba, it will be lost in the sea, whilst Muaimbila would rise into the skies.

  • If I step on Kamba it will be lost in the sea, and Muaimbila shall rise to the sky.

    The Fijians Basil Thomson
  • The Tongan fleet would be derelict at Kamba for want of hands to work the sails after the battle.

    The Fijians Basil Thomson
  • Instances of this tenure are to be found in Kamba and Nambua.

    The Fijians Basil Thomson
  • Kamba Tsenam thus revealed himself as a cunning rogue, who had not the slightest respect for the authorities of Saka.

  • When they came up, carpets and cushions were spread on the ground, and on these Kamba Bombo took his seat.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin

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