- a guard; sentry
- (tr) to guard or watchjaga the door
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Examples from the Web for jaga
Jaga or Jaka is a military title,416 and by no means the name of a people.
Defeated in several pitched battles, she fled into the Jaga country, where she was crowned with much success.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1
George W. Williams
According to him, a Jaga Kanguri settled in the country now occupied by the Sonyo three hundred years ago.
Nzinga at once renounced Christianity, and the bloody rites of the Jaga were celebrated when she ascended her throne.
Having reduced her own people to subjection, with the aid of the Jaga, she declared war upon Portugal.