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[zam-boh] /ˈzæm boʊ/
noun, plural zambos.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There is a zambo called Pepe, who acted as a spy for your party at Tlatonac.

  • The zambo had a face as ferocious in its expression as that of his confrère.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • When the smoke of the discharge blew away, the zambo had disappeared.

  • With regard to assistance from the troops, neither mulatto nor zambo wished for any.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • They rode in file—the mulatto in the lead, the zambo in his tracks, and the dogs following in the rear.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • He knew the zambo well enough to tell that his courage was now gone.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • We did not see a single ship all day, but in the afternoon passed zambo, the port of Medina.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' Annie Allnut Brassey
  • Still another, also just, was that the zambo was now making for the horses!

    The White Chief Mayne Reid
  • The horseman proved to be a zambo, in pursuit of cattle that had escaped from a neighbouring corral.

    The Rifle Rangers Captain Mayne Reid
  • Should he return for the powder-horn, and then waste time in reloading, the zambo might escape.

    The White Chief Mayne Reid

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