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shamba

/ˈʃamba/
noun
1.
(in E Africa) any field used for growing crops
Word Origin
Swahili
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  • Mabruki the "Bull-headed," owned a shamba (or a house with a garden attached to it), of which he was very proud.

    How I Found Livingstone Henry M. Stanley

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