shamba

/ (ˈʃamba) /

noun

(in E Africa) any field used for growing crops

Nearby words

  1. shaman,
  2. shamanic,
  3. shamanism,
  4. shamash,
  5. shamateur,
  6. shamble,
  7. shambles,
  8. shambolic,
  9. shame,
  10. shame on you

Word Origin for shamba

Swahili

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Examples from the Web for shamba

  • Mabruki the "Bull-headed," owned a shamba (or a house with a garden attached to it), of which he was very proud.

    How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley