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Bemba

[bem-buh] /ˈbɛm bə/
noun, plural Bembas (especially collectively) Bemba. for 1.
1.
a member of a numerous agricultural people of Zambia.
2.
the Bantu language spoken by the Bemba, widely used as a lingua franca in Zambia.
Origin of Bemba
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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Bemba

/ˈbɛmbə/
noun
1.
(pl) -ba, -bas. a member of a Negroid people of Africa, living chiefly in Zambia on a high infertile plateau
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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