/ (ˈʃamba) /
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(in E Africa) any field used for growing crops
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences 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
Mention of another inhabitant of this place with the odd name, Wednesday (Chr-shamba), is made on f. 42b.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan