noun, plural sam·bos.Older Use: Now Disparaging and Offensive.
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My understanding is that this artwork came first and was soon replaced with the “Sambo as a baby genie” motif.
In 1950, Peter Pan Records released an audio version of the story with the racially neutral title Little Brave Sambo.
So all three of those might have been in the general Jungle-Bunny/Sambo family.The ‘Tennessee Crackers’ Would Have Never Happened|Michael Tomasky|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some will remember that there used to be a restaurant chain in this country called Sambo's.Obama and the Washington Football Club and (Of Course!) Lanny Davis|Michael Tomasky|October 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course the cook sought to counteract such tendencies, but he had to be very circumspect, for Sambo resented insults fiercely.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Sambo, our guard, for some reasons best known to himself, made no objections to the proceeding.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
They are put on a tray of pure white wood with legs called Sambo—a dumb waiter, if you like.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
Sambo could speak a little English, having wrought for several years on the coffee plantation of a Yankee settler.
“Hi–i; you is fuss rate,” said Sambo, as he and his comrades returned and busied themselves in cutting up the dead alligators.