Examples from the Web for boma
My first boma was a meshwork of thorns piled and interwoven together with the architectural simplicity of an Eskimo igloo.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
The boma must be round with two gates well masked by at least five yards of bush.
It's none of my business, but I'll mention the matter when I get back to Boma.Samba|Herbert Strang
The heads of his chief men slain in the attack were brought to Kwikuru, the boma of Mkasiwa.
The slaves departed, bearing this time from our boma thirty doti, with our best wishes for their success.
British Dictionary definitions for boma (1 of 2)
noun (in central and E Africa)
- a police post
- a magistrate's office