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  1. Also called: Bergdama plural -ras or -ra a member of a Negroid people of South West Africa
  2. the language of this people, a dialect of Nama
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Historical Examples of damara

  • The so-called Damara consist of two probably distinct peoples.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9


  • But a still more exceptional degree of merit may sometimes be met with among the many thousands of Damara cattle.

  • Both in the Damara and in the Transcaspian deserts, a Gecko has been turned into a runner upon sand!

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others

  • Based upon interviews with hundreds of returning German soldiers from the Damara campaign.

  • They also sing rude epic verses, accompanied by the dance in honour of men distinguished in the late Namaqua and Damara war.