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simba

/ˈsɪmbə/
noun
1.
an E African word for lion
Word Origin
Swahili
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  • That was simba's name for the light rifle that did most of the shooting.

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  • simba briefly indicated the three nearest to act as his assistants.

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  • "Hema tayiari," reported simba, reaching his hand for the light rifle.

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  • Mali-ya-bwana, next in command after Cazi Moto and simba, answered.

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  • Therefore, often, in absence of simba, the big Baganda had been pressed into this service.

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