/ (əʊˈvæmbəʊ, ɔːˈvambɔː) /


plural -bo or -bos a member of a mixed Khoikhoi and Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in N Namibia: noted for their skill in metal work
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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Examples from the Web for ovambo

  • Excellent wood carving is found among the Bongo, Ovambo, and Makololo.

    The Negro|W.E.B. Du Bois