[ shah-buh ]
/ ˈʃɑ bə /
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a province in the southeastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km). Capital: Lubumbashi.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Formerly Ka·tan·ga [kuh-tahng-guh, -tang-] /kəˈtɑŋ gə, -ˈtæŋ-/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for Shaba
The Hebrew verb Shaba, to swear, is evidently derived from Sheba seven, and denoted a sevenfold affirmation.Bible Studies|Joseph M. Wheeler
The word Sheba means “the seven,” but the early scribes appear to have understood it as shaba, “he swears,” as in Gen. xxi.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
British Dictionary definitions for Shaba
/ (ˈʃɑːbə) /
the former name (1972–97) of Katanga
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