mitumba

/ (mɪˈtʊmbə) /

noun

  1. used clothes imported for sale in African countries from more developed western countries
  2. (as modifier)the mitumba economy

Nearby words

  1. mittelschmerz,
  2. mitten,
  3. mitterrand,
  4. mittimus,
  5. mitty,
  6. mitumba mountains,
  7. mitzi,
  8. mitzvah,
  9. miwok,
  10. mix

Word Origin for mitumba

C20: Swahili, literally: bale

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