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oba

[aw-buh] /ˈɔ bə/
noun
1.
a hereditary tribal ruler among various peoples in the Benin region of western Africa.
Origin
Edo
1900-1905
1900-05; < Edo ɔ́bá
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oba

/ˈɔːbɑː; -bə/
noun
1.
(in W Africa) a Yoruba chief or ruler
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