[ shah-buh ]
/ ˈʃɑ bə /


a province in the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo: important mining area. 191,878 sq. mi. (496,964 sq. km). Capital: Lubumbashi. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples 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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