noun, plural Lu·bas, (especially collectively) Lu·ba for 1.
a member of any of various groups of agricultural and hunting people inhabiting the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo, some of whom are famous for their wood carvings.
Also called Chiluba, Ciluba, Tshiluba. the Bantu language of the Luba, used as a lingua franca in the S Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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"You are simply an empty man," said Luba, resolutely and firmly.
Luba was taking out dishes from the cupboard and said nothing to Foma.
"He who knows not what he is going to do tomorrow, is unhappy," said Luba, sadly.
When Foma arrived at his godfather's house, he found Luba alone.
Luba arose and lighted the lamp which was hanging over the table.
British Dictionary definitions for luba
plural Luba a member of a Negroid people of Africa living chiefly in the S Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre)
Also called: Tshiluba the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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