- 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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Contemporary Examples of luba
The film focuses on two Ukranian teens, Raya and Luba, who are lured into slavory by promises of a hotel job.The Real-Life ‘Whistleblower’
August 5, 2011
Historical Examples of luba
When Foma arrived at his godfather's house, he found Luba alone.
Luba was taking out dishes from the cupboard and said nothing to Foma.
"The theatre and the school are one and the same, Foma," said Luba, instructively.
"You are simply an empty man," said Luba, resolutely and firmly.
Luba made tea in silence while Foma looked at her and thought of Medinskaya.
- 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