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Shaba

[shah-buh] /ˈʃɑ bə/
noun
1.
a province in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km).
Capital: Lubumbashi.
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  • The word Sheba means “the seven,” but the early scribes appear to have understood it as Shaba, “he swears,” as in Gen. xxi.

    Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway
  • The Hebrew verb Shaba, to swear, is evidently derived from Sheba seven, and denoted a sevenfold affirmation.

    Bible Studies Joseph M. Wheeler
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Shaba

/ˈʃɑːbə/
noun
1.
the former name (1972–97) of Katanga
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