How to use Boma in a sentence
I'm not going to take any chances on being held up at Boma after getting out.
Mr. Wallace and the boys at once disembarked and interviewed the customs officials and took a launch up to the capital, Boma.
We were transporting eight prisoners to Boma and when we stopped these carried wood on to the steamer.A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State | Marcus Dorman
We therefore roll a good deal and travel very fast indeed until we reach Boma just before midday.A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State | Marcus Dorman
When he heard the name of the place Mr. Wallace looked somewhat surprised, then consulted a map which he had procured at Boma.
British Dictionary definitions for boma (1 of 2)
an enclosure, esp a palisade or fence of thorn bush, set up to protect a camp, herd of animals, etc
a police post
a magistrate's office
British Dictionary definitions for Boma (2 of 2)
a port in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on the Congo River, capital of the Belgian Congo until 1926: forest products. Pop: 607 000 (2005 est)
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